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1924 in Canada

Years in Canada: 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
Years: 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927

Events from the year 1924 in Canada.

Incumbents

Crown

Federal government

Provincial governments

Lieutenant governors

Premiers

Territorial governments

Commissioners

Events

Canadian Red Ensign (1921–1957)

Arts and Literature

Science and technology

  • August – Mars is closer to Earth than it has been for many years and mysterious wireless signals are picked up at a Vancouver wireless station. It is thought by some to be evidence of martian contact.[1]
  • October 21 – CFYC carried a speech made by Prime Minister Mackenzie King from the Denman Arena, considered to be Canada's first federal political broadcast.

Sports

Basketball

  • The Edmonton Grads win their first international basketball tournament held as part of the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. As it was only a demonstration sport, no medals were awarded. The Grads would dominate women's basketball tournaments from 1924 to 1936.[2]

Hockey

Football

Births

January to March

April to June

July to September

October to December

Deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ [www.vancouverhistory.ca]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-08-12. Retrieved 2009-06-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)