January 1, 1858 in History
Event:
Canada begins using decimal currency system




Related Topics:
Canada
currency
Decimal
System
using

Related Year:
1858

Related Events:
January 1





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1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect
1985 VH-1 made its broadcasting debut
1901 Commonwealth of Australia established
1892 Ellis Island becomes reception center for new immigrants
1863 Emancipation Proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln