John’s Believe It Or Not… May 25th

* 2000 – Remains of an unidentified Canadian soldier – who died at Vimy Ridge – are brought back to Canada and buried in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier beside the National War Memorial. * 1977 Star Wars opens * 1977 Chinese government removes ban on Shakespeare * 1895 Oscar Wilde is sent to prison for indecency * 1927 International best-selling thriller writer Robert Ludlum is born

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* 2000 – Remains of an unidentified Canadian soldier – who died at Vimy Ridge – are brought back to Canada and buried in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier beside the National War Memorial.

Canada repatriated the remains of an Unknown Soldier from France in May 2000 and laid them to rest at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. The idea originated as a millennium project of the Royal Canadian Legion and was coordinated through the government by Veterans Affairs Canada. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… May 25th”