|The Johns-Mansville mine in Asbestos, Quebec will close in 2011.|
|Joseph R. Smallwood signs the agreement that makes Newfoundland and Labrador part of Canada. Smallwood will be the province's first premier.|
|The March of Dimes launches its first Easter Seals campaign in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The rest of the province will join the cause in 1952.|
|Toller Cranston will be the most influential skater of the Twentieth Century.|
|Workers at Studebaker in Hamilton, Ontario built 11,998 passenger cars this calendar year.|
December 31: Workers built 193,826 automobiles this year.