This day in the history
of the Supreme Court of Canada
and in the legal history of Canada
The Honourable David Mills is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a puisne judge.
Louis-Philippe Pigeon, who will be appointed puisne judge of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1967, is born in Henryville, Quebec.
Louis-Philippe Pigeon retires as a puisne judge of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Romeo Leblanc is sworn in as Canada's 25th Governor General. He is the first Acadian to hold this office.