Halifax Explosion
The Halifax Explosion occurred in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the morning of December 6, 1917. SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship fully loaded with wartime explosives, was involved in a collision...
Halifax Explosion - Wikipedia
History of Halifax, Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia was first settled by Acadians and Mi'kmaq people. The British settled peninsula Halifax (1749), which sparked Father Le Loutre's War. To guard against Mi'kmaq, Acadian, and Frenc...
Vince Coleman (train dispatcher)
Patrick Vincent Coleman (13 March 1872 – 6 December 1917) was a train dispatcher for the Canadian Government Railways (formerly the ICR, Intercolonial Railway of Canada) who was killed in the Ha...
Stella Maris (ship)
Stella Maris (from the Latin for "star of the sea") was a ship involved in the Halifax Explosion in 1917.Stella Maris was built in Poplar, England in 1882 by Samuda Bios. The vessel was 124.5 feet (37...
Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency
Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Services is the fire and rescue service of the Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia Canada.
The Halifax Fire Service is the oldest Fire Department in Ca...
Eric Davidson (survivor)
John "Eric" Davidson (May 10, 1915—September 9, 2009) was one of the last survivors of the Halifax Explosion. He was 2 and 1/2 years old when he was blinded by the Halifax Explosion on December 6, 19...
Ashpan Annie
Ashpan Annie (January 25, 1916 – July 18, 2010) was the name given to Halifax Explosion survivor Anne M. Welsh (née Liggins).At the time she was 23 months old. Her brother Edwin and mother Anne were k...
List of mayors of Halifax, Nova Scotia
This is a list of mayors of the city Halifax, Nova Scotia. The City of Halifax is a former municipality in Nova Scotia which was amalgamated with the City of Dartmouth Town of Bedford and Halifax Cou...
Timeline of Halifax history
This timeline of the History of the Halifax Regional Municipality documents all events that occurred in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, including historical events in the former city of Dartmouth, the T...