Timeline of Regina history

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The timeline of Regina history shows the significant events in the history of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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19th century

The first house in Regina (1882) Unidentified man with horse and cart beside the first house built in Regina..jpg
The first house in Regina (1882)
Territorial Administration Buildings, Dewdney Avenue, circa 1898 Territorial Administration Buildings on Dewdney Avenue, circa 1898.jpg
Territorial Administration Buildings, Dewdney Avenue, circa 1898

20th century

St Nicholas's Church built in 1902 First Romanian Orthodox Church in North America, Regina, 1904.jpg
St Nicholas's Church built in 1902

21st century

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