Canada establishes its first national park, and the sci-fi film 'Logan's Run' is released.
Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 6:00 AM
June 23, 1887:
Canada enacts the Rocky Mountains Park Act to create Banff National Park
in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. It is Canada's first national park.
June 23, 1976:
The sci-fi film "Logan's Run
" (at right) is released. In a ravaged, overpopulated 23rd Century, society has arrived upon a fix: Everyone must die when they turn 30.
June 23, 2012: Eight separate wildfires rage
across Colorado, destroying homes and prompting evacuations in the tourist meccas of Colorado Springs and Estes Park. Drought, record heat, and a tree-killing beetle infestation are blamed for the record-setting fire outbreak.
Photo: ZUMA Press
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