Today in History: June 30th

1984: Pierre Trudeau steps down as Prime Minister of Canada and retires from politics.

1997: The United Kingdom hands over control of Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China.

Political Columns – Pugnacious Pierre — Trudeau

1912: The deadliest tornado in Canadian history roars through downtown Regina at 4:50 pm, killing 28 people. In all, 2,500 people are left homeless. Mayor Peter McAra cancels Dominion Day celebrations.

The post Today in History: June 30th is courtesy of: Allan Bonner Media Relations

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