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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.halifax.ca/

Population:
359,111 (2001)

Founding Date:
10-Apr-1841 (incorporated), 1-Apr-1996 (amalgamated)

Amalgamated in 1996 to form Halifax Regional Municipality.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Dalhousie University
1818
Saint Mary's University Halifax
1802
University of King's College
1789

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Emera
2000
Nova Scotia Power
1992

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Henry Beckman
Actor
26-Nov-1921 17-Jun-2008 Capt. Clancey on Here Come the Brides
Sir Samuel Cunard
Business
21-Nov-1787 28-Apr-1865 Founder, Cunard Lines
Denny Doherty
Singer
29-Nov-1940 19-Jan-2007 The Mamas and the Papas
Art Hindle
Actor
21-Jul-1948   Paradise Falls
Leslie Hope
Actor
6-May-1965   Teri Bauer on 24
Joseph Howe
Government
13-Dec-1804 1-Jun-1873 Premier of Nova Scotia, 1860-63
Charles B. Huggins
Scientist
22-Sep-1901 12-Jan-1997 Hormonal treatment of prostate and breast cancers
Ruby Keeler
Actor
25-Aug-1909 28-Feb-1993 42nd Street
David Manners
Actor
30-Apr-1901 23-Dec-1998 Dracula
Sarah McLachlan
Musician
28-Jan-1968   Fumbling Towards Ecstasy
Peter North
Pornstar
11-May-1957   Johnny Come Greatly
Ellen Page
Actor
21-Feb-1987   Juno
Sixtoo
Rapper
1978   Chewing On Glass and Other Miracle Cures
John Thompson
Head of State
10-Nov-1845 12-Dec-1894 Prime Minister of Canada, 1892-94
John Paul Tremblay
Actor
1968   Julian on Trailer Park Boys
Austin Willis
Actor
1917 4-Apr-2004 Adm. Fox on Seaway

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rufus Choate
Attorney
1-Oct-1799 13-Jul-1859 Attorney and Senator from Massachusetts
George Grant
Philosopher
13-Nov-1918 27-Sep-1988 Propagator of Red Toryism
Joseph Howe
Government
13-Dec-1804 1-Jun-1873 Premier of Nova Scotia, 1860-63



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