John’s Believe It Or Not… February 28th

* 1952 – Vincent Massey installed as first Canadian-born Governor General. * 1953 Watson and Crick discover chemical structure of DNA * 1993 Federal agents raid the Branch Davidian compound in Waco Texas * 2013 Pope Benedict resigns * 1983 Final episode of M*A*S*H airs

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* 1952 – Vincent Massey installed as first Canadian-born Governor General.

Charles Vincent Massey, [see featured image at the top] PC, CC, governor-general 1952-1959, historian, business executive, politician, diplomat, royal commissioner, patron of the arts (born 20 February 1887 in Toronto; died 30 December 1967 in London, England). Massey was the country’s first Canadian-born governor general [representing the Crown as Canada’s Head of State]. He helped create the Order of Canada in 1967, and as a champion of the arts in Canada laid the groundwork for the Canada Council, the National Library of Canada and the National Arts Centre.
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