TO­DAY IN HISTORY

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In 1752, a gov­ern­ment pam­phlet in Hal­i­fax be­came the first book pub­lished in Canada.

In 1780, Jean-An­toine Aide-Cre­quy, the first Cana­di­an­born painter, died in Que­bec City.

In 1803, Cana­dian au­thor Su­sanna Moodie, whose works in­cluded “Rough­ing It In the Bush,” was born.

In 1873, the first in­ter­na­tional in­ter­col­le­giate foot­ball game was played in New Haven, Conn. Yale de­feated Eton (Eng­land) 2-1.

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