On this day in Canadian pop culture: Oct. 24

1853

Canada’s largest stock market, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) opens for business.

18583

W. Waugh Lauder, one of Canada’s best known pianists and who introduced the lecture-recital to North America, is born in Oshawa, Ontario.

1945

Orillia, Ontario-born Franklin Carmichael, a member of the Group of Seven painters, dies at the age of 55.

1990

RCMP uniform regulations allow Indigenous officers to wear their hair in braids for spiritual reasons.

1992

Toronto Blue Jays win the World Series. They are the first team outside of the U.S. to win.

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