Bluenose II was built to promote a Nova Scotia beer (3/10)

Sydney Oland named Schooner Lager after the original Bluenose. Bluenose II was built by the Oland family in 1963 and used as both a promotional piece for their beer and as the family yacht.

The Oland’s sold Bluenose II to the Province of Nova Scotia for $1 in 1971.

The coldest temperature ever recorded in Nova Scotia was -41.1°C (2/10)

Marconi sent the first wireless message from North America To Europe from Glace Bay (4/10)