1780 in Canada

1780 in Canada

See also: 1779 in Canada, other events of 1780, 1781 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.


  • May 19 - At 2:00 P.M. complete darkness falls on New England and parts of eastern Canada. This has never been explained, though clouds of smoke from massive forest fires are the most likely cause.
  • Quakers begin the Underground Railroad to smuggle slaves to freedom in Canada.



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