THIS DATE IN history
In 1856, Quebec City was made the seat of the Canadian government. It remained there until Ottawa became the capital three years later.
In 1964, the Ford Motor Co. unveiled the Mustang at the New York World’s Fair. It caused a sensation and 22,000 orders were taken the first day for the sporty vehicle, priced at an affordable $2,368. In 1967, Prime Minister Lester Pearson announced the creation of the Order of Canada, a decoration to honour outstanding citizens.