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Featuring over 6,500 Radio and TV clips from the CBC vaults dating back to 1927.
Featuring over 6,500 Radio and TV clips from the CBC vaults dating back to 1927.

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April 14, 1969: Montreal Expos play first their home game. Listen to a radio recap by the CBC's Don Chevrier and Bob Moir. 

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On this day in 1988, Emma Houlston landed a plane in St. John's and became the youngest person ever to pilot a plane cross-country.

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On this day in 1983, the original lineup of The Guess Who reunited (for the first time), starting their tour in Winnipeg.

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On this day in 1989, Deanna Brasseur and Jane Foster became the first women in Canada - and perhaps the world -- to graduate from the gruelling CF-18 jet fighter program. Brasseur was a guest on Front Page Challenge to discuss her achievement.

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On this day in 1944, Allied forces invaded the Normandy coast of Nazi-occupied France on D-Day. Canadian Army Newsreel #33 brought Canadians pictures of the lead-up, the landing and the march for Paris.

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On this day in 1993, the Montreal Canadiens challenged the curve on the stick blade of the L.A. Kings' Marty McSorley - and won, sending McSorley to the penalty box.

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On this day in 1953, Elizabeth was crowned Queen in Westminster Abbey. Here's a long report from CBC Television from film flown across the Atlantic immediately after the event.

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On this day in 1990, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev visited Ottawa, the first visit to Canada by a Soviet leader in 20 years.

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On this day in 1914, the Empress of Ireland sank in the St. Lawrence. In 1986 CBC's the Fifth Estate talks to survivor Grace Martyn, who was eight years old when the tragedy struck. 

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On this day in 1934, five identical girls were born to the Dionne family in Ontario. Listen to a 1936 radio report about Annette, Cecile, Yvonne, Marie and Émilie.
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