• The First Microcomputer

    The Altair 8800 computer is available for sale. It serves as a big step toward the creation of the modern Home Computer.
  • Wheel of Fortune

    Wheel of Fortune
    Wheel of Fortune premieres on NBC.
  • WUO Strikes

    WUO Strikes
    Domestic Terrorist group Weather Underground bombs The U.S. state department in Washington D.C.
  • Increase in LGBT rights

    Otis Tabler becomes the first Homosexual to work at the American Department of Defense.
  • Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Girls in Sports

    Pennsylvania becomes the first state to allow girls to compete against boys in high school sports.
  • Canada's National Symbol

    Canada's National Symbol
    The Beaver becomes the national symbol of Canada.
  • Farenheit to Celcius

    Environment Canada Swicthes to Degrees Celcius as the standard unit of Measuring temperature.
  • CN Tower

    CN Tower
    Construction of the CN Tower is completed.
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft is founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allan in Mew Mexico.
  • Lebanese Civil War

    The Lebanese Kataeb Party kill 27 Palestinians on a Lebanese bus, sparking the Lebanese Civil War.
  • Fall of Saigon

    NVA and Viet Cong storm Saigon, Vietnam. They Successfully drive out Canadian, American and British Soldiers occupying the city.
  • Canada's First School Shooting

    School Shooting at Cenntenial Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario. The event eventually led to strict gun control that is still in place today.
  • Change in Parliament

    The Yukon and The Northwest Territories are officially given seats in Parliament
  • FIRA

    Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announces the creation of the FIRA. It was designed to make sure that foreign business deals in Canada would benefit our economy
  • Petro-Canada

    Petro-Canada is formed. The oil and Gas company still exists today.
  • Metric Conversion

    Ontario schools begin to teach strictly in Metric units of Measurement.
  • Michael Buble

    Michael Buble
    World-Famous Canadian Jazz singer Michael Buble is born.
  • Saturday Night Live

    Saturday Night Live
    Saturday Night Live Premieres in the United States.
  • Leap in car safety standards

    Wearing seatbelts in moving vehicles is made manditory in Ontario.