TODAY IN HISTORY
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.