Francesco Zaffiro comes to Canada in 1926, sponsored by his uncle Gaetano Girgenti. He does not have much formal education but he does have a trade. Zaffiro borrows money from his uncle to open a shoemaker’s shop.
April 03, 1926
The Opera Nazionale Balilla (ONB) is founded through a decree by Benito Mussolini. The ONB is an Italian fascist youth organization which served to supplement school education. The organization functions between 1926 and 1937.
June 28, 1926
Arthur Meighen begins a brief three month stint as Prime Minister of Canada. However, William Lyon Mackenzie King is re-elected as Prime Minister in September of the same year.
September 25, 1926
William Lyon Mackenzie King begins his second term as Prime Minister of Canada.