Good morning everyone! It’s time to get your Wednesday started!
Fun Fact: National Indigenous Peoples Day has been celebrated in Canada since 1996. In the Northwest Territories, today is a stat holiday.
Events are being held all across Canada today to celebrate.
On this day
In 1893, the first ferris wheel opens in Chicago.
In 1957, Louis St. Laurent steps down as Prime Minister of Canada.
In 2003, ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’, the fifth novel of the series, is released.
In 2021, Carl Nassib becomes the first openly gay player in the NFL
Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, Summer Solstice (the longest day of the year), National Daylight Appreciation Day, Go Skateboarding Day, International Yoga Day, and National Cookie Dough Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
A tourist submarine exploring the Titanic has gone missing with five members on board. The way the ship is built, the people aren’t able to get off the sub and they only have less than a day of breathable air left on board.
Titanic tourist sub that is missing has about 40 hours of “breathable air left” 😳🙏
— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) June 20, 2023
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor Chris Pratt (44), singer Lana Del Ray (38), Prince William (41), The Killers’ lead singer Brandon Flowers (42), and actor David Morrissey (59).
Have a great day everyone!