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On this date (January 23) ...

Birth of William Samuel Stephenson (1897)

Media Technologies
Stamp issued: 1999.12.17   

Death of James Wilson Morrice (1924)

Centennial Definitives
Stamp issued: 1967.02.08   

Death of James Wilson Morrice (1924)

`Holton House', by J.W. Morrice
Stamp issued: 1985.11.15   

SA Birth of John Charles Polanyi (1929)

International Year of Chemistry
Stamp issued: 2011.10.03

SA Death of Nell Shipman (1970)

Cinema in Canada
Stamp issued: 1996.08.22   

Death of Herman Northrop Frye (1991)

Great Thinkers
Stamp issued: 2000.02.17   

  • Date: 01.23

    5 stamp(s) found.

    King George V

    20c olive

    Dry printing

    [Twenty Cents]   

    King George V

    3c carmine

    [Three Cents]

    Hockey Players

    5c ultramarine
    1980 Olympic Winter Games

    35c multicoloured


    [Lake Placid / Lac Placid 1980]   

    Arctic Islands

    17c multicoloured

    [The Arctic Islands / L'arhipel Arctique / 1880-1980]   

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