This day in the history
of the Supreme Court of Canada
and in the legal history of Canada
James Maclennan, who will be appointed puisne judge of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1905, is born in Lancaster, Upper Canada.
The Right Honourable Sir Lyman Poore Duff is appointed Chief Justice of Canada.
The Honourable Frank Joseph Hughes is appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a puisne judge.
Douglas Charles Abbott, former puisne judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, dies at the age of 87.