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This page last updated March 12, 2012

Nova Scotia/Canada historical events (directly below), are in italics

Birthdays on this day: 1821, Sir John Abbott (3rd Canadian Prime Minister); 1862 Jane Delano (founder Red Cross); 1876, James Robinson Johnston (1st black Nova Scotian to graduate from a university - Dalhousie law); 1946, Liza Minnelli; 1962, Darryl Strawberry.

On this day in 1844 the University of Notre Dame received its charter in Indiana.

On this day in 1776 Nova Scotia Governor Francis Legge reports to British headquarters that traitorous elements in Cumberland have contacted American general George Washington and the governor sends word of potential American invasion.

On this day in 1664 New Jersey becomes a British colony.

On this day in 1789 the U.S. Post Office is established.

On this day in 1857 Great Western Railway train breaks and axle while crossing a swing bridge and plunges into the Desjardins Canal near Hamilton; 59 people are killed.

On this day in 1888 it is the 2nd day of the "Great Blizzard of '88" in Northeast US - 400 die.

On this day in 1948 -5F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland, Ohio in March.

On this day in 1956 Dow Jones closes above 500 for the 1st time (500.24).

On this day in 1993 the "Great Blizzard of '93" shuts down airports from Georgia to Nova Scotia.


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RV Road Laws - 2011

Size Limitations: Height, 4.15m; Width, 2.6m; Trailer length, 12.5m; Motorhome length, 14m; Combined length, 23m; Triple towing is not allowed.

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, (two safety chains and breakaway switch required on trailers), flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers over 1,800kg..

Passenger riding is permitted in pickup campers only if seats are provided with safety belts. Overnight parking in rest areas is not permitted.

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