1864 - June 29, 1864 - The worst railway disaster in Canada's history killed 99 people and injured 100 more,
June 29, 1864
when a train, which had been carrying many German and Polish immigrants, failed to stop at an open bridge (the Beloeil Bridge) and plunged into the the Richelieu River near Quebec.
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