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HBO’s “The Sopranos” TV series comes to an end.
The Spirit Rover mission is launched, becoming the start of exploration on the planet Mars by NASA.
First game of the Montreal Concordes in the CFL. The Montreal football team lost to Toronto.
The Six Day War ends with a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Syria.
John Diefenbaker (C) is elected Prime Minister of Canada.
Saab produces its first automobile. The Swedish brand will cease operations in 2012.
Italy declares war on France and England. In response, Canada declares war on Italy.
William G. Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith found Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
The Jardin des Plantes opens its doors in Paris. It is the first public zoo.
Benjamin Franklin tests the conductivity of lightning with his kite.