Cunard

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Cunard

(kjuːˈnɑːd)
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(Biography) Sir Samuel (1787–1865). Canadian shipping magnate, founder of the Cunard line
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1787: Sir Samuel Cunard, shipowner, was born in Nova Scotia.
As part of its commemorations, the company has also refurbished the grave of founder Sir Samuel Cunard.
BIRD DAY (UNITED STATES) 1839: The Cunard shipping line was founded by Canadian Sir Samuel Cunard.
Quebec City; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, the birthplace of Sir Samuel Cunard.
Founder Sir Samuel Cunard could never have envisioned such a liner as the Queen Mary 2, but doubtless he would be pleased with the ultimate flagship that blends the modern and high-tech with the storied history and romance of the North Atlantic.
Queen Elizabeth Maiden Call Marked by Re-dedication of Sir Samuel Cunard Statue Attended by Descendants of Famous Passenger Shipping Icon
The timeline begins in 1840 with founder Sir Samuel Cunard as Britannia makes its maiden transatlantic voyage to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Also on this day: 1839: Sir Samuel Cunard of Halifax, Novia Scotia, founded Cunard shipping line; 1896: The Daily Mail was first published priced one halfpenny; 1904: Work began excavating Panama Canal; 1926: General Strike in Britain started; 1938: German pacifist, journalist and Nobel prizewinner Carl von Ossietzky died in a Nazi concentration camp; 1970: American National Guards opened fire on an anti-war demonstration killing four students at Kent State University, Ohio; 1980: Death of President of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito.
1787: Sir Samuel Cunard (above), shipowner, was born in Nova Scotia.