Today in History: June 27th

1984: Pierre Elliot Trudeau is named the winner of the Albert Einstein Peace Prize for his global campaign to ease East-West tensions.

1969:  U.S. President Richard Nixon begins a starts visit to Canada. He speaks in Montreal, and marks the tenth anniversary of the St. Lawrence Seaway, which he said is a lesson “ how two nations can work together; how they can dream together, and make those dreams come true.”

1949: Louis St. Laurent leads the Liberal Party to re-election  in 21st federal general election, winning 190 of 262 seats, an increase of 65 seats. It’s the fourth consecutive majority for the Liberals.

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