June 9 - Saskatchewan election: William Martin's Liberals win a fifth consecutive majority
July 18 - Alberta election: Herbert Greenfield's United Farmers of Alberta win a majority, defeating Premier Charles Stewart's Liberals
August 13 - Herbert Greenfield becomes premier of Alberta, replacing Charles Stewart
November 21 - Canada is granted a coat of arms by Royal Proclamation.
December 6 - Federal election: Mackenzie King's Liberals win a minority, defeating Arthur Meighen's Conservatives
December 29 - Mackenzie King becomes prime minister, replacing Arthur Meighen
May 12 - Farley Mowat, novelist
August 4 - Maurice Richard, ice hockey player