John’s Believe It Or Not… February 24th

* 1905 – Members of the Ottawa Silver Seven boot the Stanley Cup into the Rideau Canal. * 1917 Zimmermann Note presented to U.S. ambassador * 1988 Supreme Court defends right to satirize public figures * 1991 Gulf War ground offensive begins * 1786 Wilhelm Grimm is born

It’s Saturday! Did You Know…

* 1905 – Members of the Ottawa Silver Seven boot the Stanley Cup into the Rideau Canal.

On a lighter note today:

If you know anything about the early history of the Stanley Cup, you’ve probably heard this story: The Cup, hockey’s most famous championship trophy, was once kicked into the Rideau Canal in Ottawa. The tale has been passed down for generations — but it probably isn’t true. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… February 24th”

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