Sunday, February 9, 2014

Today in the Sobel Timeline: February 9

On February 9, 1889, the Grand Council of the Confederation of North America ratified a proposal by Governor-General Ezra Gallivan to allow the people of the Confederation of Quebec to hold a plebiscite to determine whether they would remain in the C.N.A., devolve to an autonomous associated status, or become independent. The date of the plebiscite was set for July 6.

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