1750-1919 10 Important things that happened

Timeline created by Ezra Connor
In History
  • First Railway opens in Canada

    First Railway opens in Canada
    In the 19th Century, steam-powered railways revolutionized transportation, and played a huge role in building a Nation.
  • First Telegraph in Canada

    First Telegraph in Canada
    The first Telegraph to sent was sent from Toronto to Hamilton. The telecommunications company who sent that telegraph was crucial to the development of the country.
  • Search for Franklin Begins

    Search for Franklin Begins
    Today it is known as the largest hunt for a man and his crew that has ever happened. He and his crew had seemingly just disappeared into thin air, or the air of the North. No one who was part of the crew of either the HMS Terror of the HMS Erebus were ever seen or heard from ever again.
  • British North America Act

    British North America Act
    Nova Scotia and New Brunswick become part of Canada. Canada gets extended, and becomes a nation.
  • Last Spike Driven for CPR

    Last Spike Driven for CPR
    The Last Spike driven by Donald Smith. Edward Mallandaine was in the picture as well, right behind Smith. He was only a boy in this picture.
  • Klondike Gold Rush Begins

    Klondike Gold Rush Begins
    The finding of Gold in the Klondike caused a stampede that brought thousands of prospectors to the Klondike.
  • Alberta and Saskatchewan become Provinces

    Alberta and Saskatchewan become Provinces
    Alberta and Saskatchewan were both made out of parts of the Northwest Territories.
  • The Silver Dart takes Flight

    The Silver Dart takes Flight
    One of the first motorized planes. Alexander Grahame Bell and his company worked on this, and other planes.
  • Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Battle of Vimy Ridge
    It is Canada's most celebrated victory! Canada and the UK were fighting against the German Army.
  • Spanish Influenza Epidemic

    Spanish Influenza Epidemic
    It was Horrible. It killed 500 Million People worldwide. It is said that more people died from it than those who died in WWI.