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In 1907, the first recorded flight in Canada took place when Thomas Sel­fridge rose about 51 me­tres into the air in a kite de­signed by Alexan­der Gra­ham Bell.

In 1917, Fin­land pro­claimed its in­de­pen­dence from Rus­sia.

In 1921, Agnes Macphail, a 30-year-old teacher, be­came Canada’s first fe­male mem­ber of Par­lia­ment.

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