Lobster supper becomes a P.E.I. tradition
. In 1964, St. Ann's church charged $1.50 for a full-course lobster dinner.
. In 2001, the church estimated that they served approximately 25,000 guests per season. Profits are divided among different charities.
Also on July 18:
. 1926: Author Margaret Laurence is born in Neepawa, Man. She would write books of short stories and two important novels to Canadian literature: "The Diviners" and "The Stone Angel."
. 1993: Scarborough's Paul Tracy becomes the first Canadian to win the Toronto Indy-car race. He wins it again in 2003.
. 1997:DNA tests clear David Milgaard of the 1969 sexual assault and fatal stabbing of Saskatoon nursing aide Gail Miller. Milgaard served 23 years in prison for the crime.
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: July 19, 1988
Guest(s): Denis Gallant
Reporter: Dan Bjarnason
Last updated: March 5, 2014
Page consulted on October 1, 2014
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