Appendix E: Timeline: Saskatchewan and Radio History
radio: - December 23 - Canadian-born Reginald Fessenden makes first broadcast of the human voice via radio waves.
SK - Territorial Grain Association formed – would become the Saskatchewan Grain Growers’ Association in 1905. In 1926, it was taken over by the United Farmers of Canada, Saskatchewan Section.
SK - Moose Jaw and Regina incorporated - The Barr Colonists, 2000 English settlers, arrive to settle near Lloydminster.
SK - 1904 - Prince Albert incorporated - Douglas, Thomas Clement born at Falkirk, Scotland 20 October, 1904 (d. 1986). - Beaupré dies of pneumonia while performing at the World’s Fair in St. Louis.
SK – September 1st - Saskatchewan Act creates the province of Saskatchewan. - Premier Walter Scott, Liberal, 1905-1916
SK - Saskatoon incorporated - Women’s suffrage debate starring Mrs. McNaughton reported on in Saskatoon.
1910 to the mid-1920s Radio: (USA) - individual and corporate transmitters bloom everywhere - people, newspapers, stores all get in on the action (Greenfield 2).
The Radio Corporation of America, RCA, was created by the rulers of
wireless, Westinghouse, General Electric, AT&T, and Columbia Fruit, to market receivers to American market (Greenfield 2).
SK - Saskatchewan Co-operative Elevator Company (SCECo) - Homemakers' Clubs of Saskatchewan hold the First Convention of Saskatchewan Women in Regina. - Tom Sukanen homesteads in the Macrorie-Birsay region.
Radio SK – Saskatchewan’s first registered amateur radio club – Saskatoon.
SK - North Battleford and Weyburn incorporated.
SK - Swift Current incorporated.
SK - Premier William Martin, Liberal, 1916-1922 - Women’s suffrage granted in Saskatchewan.
SK - United Grain Growers Ltd. born of marriage between the Grain Growers’ Grain Company and the Alberta Farmer’s Co-operative Elevator Company.