From the big scrapbook of time, here’s a look at Canada in 1928--
|Model A Fords roll off the assembly line in Windsor, Ontario. Workers build 75,292 Ford passenger cars during the calendar year, of which 37,828 are sold throughout the Dominion.|
|Eileen Vollick will be honoured with a commemorative stamp in 2008.|
April 5: De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited is born. The subsidiary of the successful British manufacturer will sell and service De Havilland planes throughout the Dominion. The company will be bought by Bombardier in 1992.
|From 1972 to 1990, The Beachcombers will air for 19 seasons, the longest-running show in English-language TV history.|
|Eaton's sold Barbara Ann Scott dolls in its department stores in the 1950s.|
|A 1928 Ford Model A Tudor Sedan.|
Hornby died first on April 16 followed by Adlard’s death on May 4. Christian wrote entries until his final one on June 1 in which he wrote he is too weak to walk and could not get wood for the stove.
Gilles Vignault is born in Natshaquan, Quebec. The poet, song writer and publisher will become Quebec’s best known ambassador when he pens Mon Pays, the touching anthem-like hymn known by millions the world over.
|The 1928 Erskine is Studebaker's economy brand, built in Walkerville (Windsor), Ontario.|