TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Sentinel-Review (Woodstock) - - NEWS -

In 1541, Jac­ques Cartier reached the La­chine rapids above Mon­treal on his third voy­age to Canada.

In 1672, colo­nial Amer­i­can cler­gy­man Solomon Stod­dard was or­dained pas­tor of the Con­gre­ga­tional church in Northamp­ton, Mass., at age 29. He re­mained at this pul­pit for the next 57 years. From 1727, un­til his death in 1729, Stod­dard was as­sisted by his grand­son, Jonathan Ed­wards.

In 1754, fur trader An­thony Hen­day be­came the first white man to en­ter what is now Al­berta.

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