Timeline of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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1642 - Founding of Montreal by Paul Chemedey de Maisonneuve
1694 - Saint-Jean-Baptiste is granted to Jean-Baptiste Hertel, Sieur de Rouville (September 20, 1694)
1724 - Upon her husband's death, Marie-Anne Beaudoin becomes seigneur
1736 - The first seigneur's son, Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville, becomes seigneur
1763 - France cedes Canada to England in the Treaty of Paris
1772 - René Ovide Hertel de Rouville becomes seigneur
1792 - Jean-Baptiste Melchior de Rouville becomes seigneur
1819 - Jean-Baptiste René Hertel de Rouville becomes seigneur
1819 - Distillery founded
1819 - Market square created
1837 - The Patriot Rebellion (November 23, 1837)
1844 - Seigneurie sold to Thomas Edmund Campbell
1855 - Municipality created
1857 - First water system put in place
1872 - Edmund Alexander Campbell takes possession of his father's lands
1884 - Edmund Alexander Campbell sells his lands to his brothers
1888 - First private water system
1901 - Advent of telephone
1919 - First bank opens
1928 - First movie theatre opens
1930 - Advent of electricity
1937 - Police service put in place
1944 - Electricity cooperative established
1945 - Public transit begins operations
1963 - École Centrale Marie Rivier opens
1971 - Recreation centre opens
1984 - Library founded
1936 - First seigneurial landgrants
1894 - Rivière des Hurons dug out
2000 - 12,7% of area is forested