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2019

British General Election won by Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party in landslide win with 80 seat majority.

2018

American Media Inc. publisher of “National Enquirer” admits paying hush money to mistresses of US President Donald Trump

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2003

Paul Martin becomes Prime Minister of Canada after resignation of Jean Chretien.

1996

Jean Chrétien names Lise Thibault as Lieutenant Governor of Quebec; first woman and first handicapped person to hold the post.

1988

“Rainman” directed by Barry Levinson and starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise premieres in New York (Best Picture 1989).

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1985

DC-8 crashes near Gander, Newfoundland; 258 die

1981

Oiler Wayne Gretzky notches another NHL record, reaching his 50 goal mark in only 39 games.

1977

“Saturday Night Fever”, a film starring John Travolta, premieres in NYC.

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1968

Arthur Ashe becomes 1st black to be ranked #1 in tennis.

1901

Guglielmo Marconi sends the first transatlantic radio signal, from Poldhu in Cornwall to Newfoundland, Canada.

1859

Opening of the Victoria Bridge to rail traffic, as first passenger train crosses the iron tubular structure.

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1858

1st Canadian coins circulated (1 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent & 20 cent).

1800

Washington, DC, was established as the capital of the United States.

1792

In Vienna, 22-year-old Ludwig van Beethoven received one of his first lessons in music composition from Franz Joseph Haydn.

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Ukrainian pee-wee players dazzled to land in Quebec!

The pee-wee team from Ukraine has arrived in Quebec and one of the youngsters in the group, like all his comrades, can’t believe what is happening to him. This young man, Maksym Shtepa, who has just realized his dream of coming to Canada, had eyes that shone, just like his teammates, as reported by the Journal de Québec.

Of course, many Quebec media gathered at the Montreal airport to welcome this pee-wee team from Ukraine, and some of them were very moved to see them get off the plane.

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TEAM UKRAINE SELECT – BIENVENUE À QUÉBEC!💙💛L’équipe est enfin arrivée et a profité d’un super accueil ce soir au Centre Vidéotron! Que l’aventure commence.🎉

Posted by Pee-Wee Quebec on Wednesday, February 1, 2023

It is important to remember that only a few weeks ago, these young people were scattered all over Europe, two of them in the middle of the war, and four others refugees in other countries. So, for them, coming to Quebec for the pee-wee tournament put these situations in second place. In Quebec, these young people form Team Ukraine Select.

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To bring this team from the Montreal airport to Quebec City, a convoy of three vans picked them up and brought them back to Quebec City.

During the trip, Yehor Kosenko, one of the team’s coaches, asked about field hockey in Canada, leading to a discussion about the Montreal Canadiens. On the way, when the Ukrainians saw the Place Bell of the Laval Rocket, their eyes sparkled once again.

Let’s note that this Ukrainian team will once again be very excited when they attend the game between the Quebec Remparts and the Moncton Wildcats on Saturday afternoon!

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60-year-old man died during a fight after a basketball game

A man named Russell Giroux was transported by ambulance toNorthwestern Medical Center in St. Albans, the location where doctors pronounced him dead, after a fight at a college basketball game.

The individual in question was 60 years old and died as a result of a brawl that broke out. This sad event took place Tuesday night in the town of Alburgh, which is in the state of Vermont.

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Video footage is actually available, which will greatly assist authorities in moving forward and concluding this investigation.

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For the students involved, arrangements were made beforehand to make sure they were well taken care of to get through this ordeal.

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Super Bowl LVII: ticket prices are outrageous!

On Sunday, February 12, the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs will face off at State Farm Stadium in Glendale in Super Bowl LVII.

Recall that the Eagles lifted the Lombardi Trophy in 2018 with a Jason Kelce, and the Chiefs did the same with Travis Kelce two years later.

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That said, tickets to an NFL Super Bowl game cost two legs, two arms and more, and Super Bowl LVII will not be an exception because both Kelce brothers will be at the most popular sporting event of the year.

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Back to the point. The lowest price you can find on the market right now, via Vivid Seatsis $4560 before all fees are added.

As for tickets in the 100 sections, they start at $6110 before fees, obviously.

But if you want to attend Super Bowl LVII, the tickets may not be cheap, but the trip is worth itfor soccer fans.

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Also remember that the halftime show will be explosive due to a performance by Rihanna. In the case of the national anthem, it will be provided by the greatest of cowboys, Chris Stapleton.

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