March 6, 1834
The City Of Toronto Turns 180!
Canada’s most populous city and the capital of Ontario was incorporated 180 years ago today.
Upon Toronto’s (Upper Canada) inception, William Lyon Mackenzie a Scottish reformer, became Toronto’s first mayor and was a leader during the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion.
*In honor of this monumental milestone, HBTO by MD Art and Design presents Happy Birthday Toronto – Celebrating 180 Years. This event will consist of a semi-formal, cocktail affair, held at the historic John St. Roundhouse and will feature historical elements, big Band music and visual presentations created by Toronto-based artists celebrating Toronto: Past, Present, Future.
For tickets and further information, click here.
Source: CBC.ca, HappyBirthdayToronto.com//Image: EventBrite.ca, HappyBirthdayToronto.com