1935-10-01Hughes Cleaver was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons starting in October 1935. He was born in Burlington, Ontario and became a lawyer by career. Cleaver served in World War I with the 1st Canadian Tank Battalion. He was reeve of Burlington in 1919 then became its mayor in 1920
2011-10-01The Burlington Performing Arts Centre officially opened.
1930-10-19Ron Joyce's birthday. Ronald  V. Joyce is best known as the entrepreneur who, in 1964, invested in the first Tim Hortons in Hamilton and grew the business into one of the most successful food service chains in the world. The foundation in his name is based in Burlington.  
1958-10-30The Burlington Bay James N. Allan Skyway officially opened. It was originally a toll-bridge, but tolls were removed in 1973.