TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

St. Thomas Times-Journal - - ENTERTAINMENT -

O n this­datein 19 32 , Foster Hew itt m ade­his­firstH ockey N ig htin Canada broad­cast. B os­ton and Toronto tied 1-1.

In 19 75, the­iron-ore­car­rier “E dm und Fitzg er­ald” sankin a storm on LakeSu­pe­ri­orw ith the los­sof29 crew­men.

In 19 79 , a Cana­dian P acific freight­train car­ry­ing deadly com bustiblechem icals­derailed in the­heartof Mis­sis­sauga, O nt. Deadly chlo­rine­gasleaked­from a punc­tured tankerand w ithin 2 4 hours, 2 2 0,000 peo­ple, m os­tof thecity’spop­u­la­tion, had been evac­u­ated. N olivesw erelostin the larg ests­ing le m ovem entof peo­plein Canadain peace­tim e.

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