Shana Tovah! Gut Yontif! Happy New Year, 5783!

Shana Tovah! Gut Yontif! Happy New Year, 5783! Another Calendrics Blog Post Sunday, September 25, 2022 / Erev Rosh ha-Shonah 5782/5783, Yom rishon, 29 Elul, 5782. David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI, Toronto, Ontario, Canada david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca At 6:00 pm this evening, I’ll be going to synagogue and, instead of virtually, it will be in-person (but masked). … Continue reading Shana Tovah! Gut Yontif! Happy New Year, 5783!

Robert O’Dell III, United Empire Loyalist

Robert O’Dell III, United Empire Loyalist At Riverdale Historical Society, Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 6:30 pm Announcements in the History of Canadian Science and Technology. First posted Friday, September 23, 2022 / Yom shishi, 27 Elul, 5782. By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI, Toronto david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca Last week I wrote here, that having seen Robert … Continue reading Robert O’Dell III, United Empire Loyalist

Tectonics at the 1972 Montréal International Geological Congress (IGC)

Tectonics at the 1972 Montréal International Geological Congress (IGC) 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology: The Montréal Sessions of the 1972 International Geological Congress (IGC) First posted Thursday, September 22, 2022 / Yom chamishi, 26 Elul, 5782. By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca As I wrote here on Tuesday, September … Continue reading Tectonics at the 1972 Montréal International Geological Congress (IGC)

Peter Kropotkin On Tour in Manitoba

Peter Kropotkin On Tour in Manitoba 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology. First posted Wednesday, September 21, 2022 / Yom rishon, 25 Elul, 5782. By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI, Toronto david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca On Tuesday, September 21, 1897, exactly 125 years ago – a century and a quarter – Prince Peter Kropotkin … Continue reading Peter Kropotkin On Tour in Manitoba

Robert O’Dell III on Postal Cancellations

Robert O’Dell III on Postal Cancellations: Machinery and Message At Riverdale Historical Society, Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 6:30 pm.   Announcements in the History of Canadian Science and Technology. First posted Friday, September 16, 2022 / Yom rishon, 20 Elul, 5782. By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI, Toronto david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca   You might remember Robert … Continue reading Robert O’Dell III on Postal Cancellations

1972 IGC Field Excursion C-03 Ends on Vancouver Island

IGC Field Excursion C-03 Ends on Vancouver Island, A Semi-Centennial Celebration 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology: The Excursions of the 1972 Montréal International Geological Congress (IGC). First posted Tuesday, September 13, 2022 / Yom shlishi, 17 Elul, 5782.   By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca Final Days of Excursion … Continue reading 1972 IGC Field Excursion C-03 Ends on Vancouver Island

Peter Kropotkin Has Crossed Back from Vancouver to Calgary

Peter Kropotkin Has Crossed Back from Vancouver to Calgary   2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Monday, September 12, 2022 / Yom sheni, 16 Elul, 5782. By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI, Toronto david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca On Sunday, August 12, 1897, exactly 125 years ago – a century and a quarter … Continue reading Peter Kropotkin Has Crossed Back from Vancouver to Calgary

Peter Kropotkin Writes from Vancouver to James Mavor

Peter Kropotkin Writes from Vancouver to James Mavor 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Thursday, September 8, 2022 / Yom chamishi, 12 Elul, 5782 By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI, Toronto david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca On Wednesday, August 8, 1897, exactly 125 years ago – a century and a quarter - Peter … Continue reading Peter Kropotkin Writes from Vancouver to James Mavor

1972 IGC Field Excursion C-03, Pt. 3

IGC Field Excursion C-03 in Southeast British Columbia, Early September, 1972 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology: The Excursions of the 1972 Montréal International Geological Congress (IGC) First posted Tuesday, September 6, 2022 / Yom shlishi, 10 Elul, 5782 By David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI david.orenstein@alumni.utoronto.ca IGC Field Excursion C-03 in … Continue reading 1972 IGC Field Excursion C-03, Pt. 3

1972 IGC Field Excursion C-03, Pt. 2

1972 IGC Field Excursion C-03: From Calgary, Alberta, to the Rocky Mountains of Alberta and British Columbia in August / September, 1972   2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology: The Excursions of the 1972 Montréal International Geological Congress (IGC) First posted Friday, September 2, 2022 / Yom shishi, 6 Elul, 5782. … Continue reading 1972 IGC Field Excursion C-03, Pt. 2