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This day in our history
Provided by the Fort Erie Museum

1898 - The first Grand Circuit harness racing in Canada, takes place at the Fort Erie Racetrack. (Many Voices, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Museum Board, 1996, p. 235)

1925 - Ground-breaking ceremonies for the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie. Starting with the American representative, each country alternated turning the sod. (Many Voices, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Museum Board, 1996, p. 143, Bridgeburg Review Aug. 21, 1925)

2000 - John Passero, a Fort Erie native, is inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. As a thoroughbred trainer he trained Canadian Champ, Canada's horse of the year for 1956. (www.canadianhorseracinghalloffame.com)



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