Marc Garneau Birthday, Date of Birth

Marc Garneau

Joseph Jean-Pierre Marc Garneau, (born February 23, 1949) is a Canadian politician and the Minister of Transport in the Government of Canada. He is a retired military officer, former astronaut, and engineer; Garneau was the first Canadian in space, taking part in three flights aboard NASA Space Shuttles in 1984, 1996 and 2000. Garneau was the president of the Canadian Space Agency from 2001 to 2006, and in 2003 was installed as the ninth Chancellor of Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.

Garneau has served as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount, and its predecessor Westmount—Ville-Marie, in Montreal since the 2008 federal election, winning by over 9000 votes. He was re-elected to the House of Commons in the 2011 federal election by 642 votes, and in the 2015 federal election with a majority of over 18,000. Previously, he unsuccessfully stood in the riding of Vaudreuil-Soulanges at the 2006 federal election.

On November 28, 2012, Garneau announced his candidacy for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada to be decided in April 2013. On March 13, 2013, Garneau formally withdrew his bid for the party leadership. On November 4, 2015, Garneau was appointed as Minister of Transport in the 29th Canadian Ministry.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Wednesday, February 23, 1949
Place of Birth
Quebec City
Age
72
Star Sign

The February 23, 1949 was a Wednesday under the star sign of . It was the 53 day of the year. President of the United States was Harry S. Truman.

If you were born on this day, you are 72 years old. Your last birthday was on the Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 5 days ago. Your next birthday is on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, in 359 days. You have lived for 26,303 days, or about 631,276 hours, or about 37,876,567 minutes, or about seconds.

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23rd of February 1949 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on February 23, 1949

Picket Portland, Ore., Papers

Date: 23 February 1949

papers picketed; put on AFL council 'unfair' list

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BILL TO WITHHOLD NEWS SOURCE IS HIT; Prosecutors See 'Privileging Hearsay' in Albany Move -- Newsmen Back Measure

Date: 23 February 1949

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Amer Newspaper Guild and editors back, NYS Dist Attys Assn opposes bill; amendments based on Dean Smith suggestions seen; Oregon Legis approves similar bill

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CHICAGO DRIVERS GET RISE; Newspapers Grant $10 a Week Increases to AFL Teamsters

Date: 24 February 1949

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Chicago publishers and AFL teamsters reach 2-yr pact on 5 papers

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Added to the Directorate Of Shipbuilding Company

Date: 24 February 1949

Ex-Adm Land elected dir

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GERMAN NEWS BUREAU DUE; Foreign Agencies Authorized by U. S. and Britain

Date: 24 February 1949

US and GB authorize Ger news agencies abroad

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DIVIDEND NEWS

Date: 23 February 1949

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Advertising News and Notes

Date: 23 February 1949

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Advertising News and Notes

Date: 24 February 1949

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Votes to Protect News Source

Date: 23 February 1949

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NEWS OF WOOD, FIELD AND STREAM

Date: 23 February 1949

By RAYMOND R. CAMP

Raymond CAMP

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