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Quebec City
Quebec , also Québec, Quebec City or Québec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec and is located within the Capitale-Nationale region. It is the second most populous city in Quebec after Montreal, which is about to the southwest...
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1541
8.23.1541
French explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada.
1608
7.3.1608
1615
6.2.1615
First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France.
1620
6.3.1620
Construction of the oldest stone church in French North America, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, begins in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
1733
5.29.1733
The right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves is upheld at Quebec City.
1759
9.13.1759
Battle of the Plains of Abraham: British defeat French near Quebec City in the Seven Years' War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War.
9.18.1759
The British capture Quebec City.
1945
10.16.1945
The Food and Agriculture Organization is founded in Quebec City, Canada.
1968
5.24.1968
FLQ separatists bomb the U.S. consulate in Quebec City.