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Events from the year 1876 in Canada.



Federal government

Provincial governments

Lieutenant governors


Territorial governments

Lieutenant governors


Full date unknown



January to June

July to December


Full date unknown

Historical Documents

Bell's Ontario experiments lead to the first long-distance telephone conversation [1]

Mark Twain's anger at a Canadian firm publishing The Adventures of Tom Sawyer without permission[2]


  1. ^ Alexander Graham Bell, "First Transmission of Speech over a Telegraph Line in Brantford, August 1876," The Pre-Commercial Period of the Telephone (1911), pgs. 14-16. Accessed 16 September 2018 http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/magbell:@field(DOCID+@lit(magbell38000101))
  2. ^ Samuel Langhorne Clemens, "To Moncure D. Conway, 2 November 1876, Hartford, Conn.," Mark Twain Project. Accessed 16 September 2018 http://www.marktwainproject.org/xtf/view?docId=letters/UCCL01386.xml;style=letter
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