Posts Filed Under: Historicist
The adoption of the global time standard caused almost 20 minutes to completely vanish from Toronto clocks.
A Toronto park becomes a much-needed veterans’ hospital.
Charles Vance Millar's bizarre and mysterious will promised a vast sum of money to the Toronto woman who gave birth to the most children within 10 years of his death. What followed was years of relentless baby-making and legal wrangling.
A quartet of stories about the creatures who alternately amuse and anger us.
The event celebrates books, media, architecture, and community heritage projects that highlight Toronto's history.
Greek immigrants bring new life to Toronto’s east end.
The 1910 aviation meet and Count Jacques de Lesseps’ flight over Toronto.
For 32 years, starting in 1973, amateur athletes from Scarborough regularly tested their sporting prowess against the people of Indianapolis, Indiana.
The saga of Toronto's 1970s entry in the North American Soccer League, and its underdog championship.
Toronto helps the Junction to celebrate the closing of its bars in 1904.
Torontonians enjoyed the last days of summer before back to school, unaware of the economic hardships to come.
Early journalistic efforts of the founding publisher of the Telegram.
The impressive, inspiring, and possibly unsportsmanlike athletic exploits of Ned Hanlan.
Works displayed in the art gallery at the 1927 CNE caused an uproar.
A Canadian-born athlete won the country's first Olympic gold medal in Paris in 1900, but no one realized.
A prolific diarist and artist, Elizabeth Simcoe provides a portrait of 18th century Toronto.
Exploring the evolution during the early 1970s of the clichéd phrase used to support law enforcement, "our cops are tops."