Beliveau, Jean Marc
Born: Aug 31, 1931 AD
Currently alive, at 81 years of age.
Categories: Hockey Player
1931 - Born on the 31st of August in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.
1951 - Played Center for Montreal Canadiens.
1953 - Won the Quebec Senior Hockey League scoring championship with the Quebec Aces.
- Joined the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.
1956 - Won the Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the league's scoring champion, Hart Memorial Trophy as most valuable player.
1970 - Jean Béliveau retired at the end of the NHL season.
1971 - Established the "Jean Béliveau Foundation".
1993 - Transferred the foundation to the "Society for Disabled Children."
1994 - Offered the position of Governor General of Canada but declined the position.
1995 - He received Loyola Medal.
- Member of the National Order of Quebec and is a Companion of the Order of Canada.
1998 - He was appointed as a companion to the Order of Canada on the 6th of May.
2001 - His name was added to Canada's Walk of Fame.
- Honored with his portrait on a Canadian postage stamp.
2004 - Jean Béliveau supported the NHL's position in the National Hockey League labor dispute.
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