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Subject: [Q-R] Today in History Nov 23 Belated
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2003 16:20:43 EST


Nov 23, 1804 Happy Birthday Franklin Pierce, 14th President
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Nov 23, 1815 Montreal installs the first street lamps fueled by whale oil
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Nov 23, 1837 Patriot leader Amury Girod sets up a rebel camp at St Benoit
north of Montreal, intending to attack Montreal
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Nov 23, 1812 British win battle at Salmon River, Ontario
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Nov 23, 1809 Edward Jordan hanged for piracy , then his corpse was tarred and
chained to a gibbet at the entrance to Halifax, Nova Scotia harbour
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Nov 23, 1760 Anne Carr bapt., 1st Protestant bapt. in Quebec at Vercheres
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Nov 23, 1617 Anne Hebert marries Etienne Jonjuet, 1st recorded marriage in
the colony at Quebec City
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Nov 23 Is Repudiation Day in Maryland


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