John’s Believe It Or Not… November 13th

* 1869 – Anti-confederates defeat Premier Carter in Newfoundland Confederation election. * 1982 Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated. * 1775 Patriots take Montreal. * 1953 Indiana Textbook Commission member charges that Robin Hood is communistic. * 1955 Whoopi Goldberg born.

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* 1869 – Anti-confederates defeat Premier Carter in Newfoundland Confederation election.

Confederation, from its very beginning, was conceived as the union of all the British colonies in North America — Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland. The initiative came from the colony called Canada (today’s Ontario and Quebec), which sent delegates to a meeting of the three Maritime colonies (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island), held in Charlottetown in September 1864. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… November 13th”