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Special edition marks the Toronto Star's 120th anniversary

The first edition of the Evening Star appeared on the streets of Toronto on November 3, 1892. The four-page edition was published by 21 locked-out printers at the Toronto News, and sold for a penny. Readers, former and current staff and long-time publisher and Torstar board chairman, John Honderich, shared their thoughts on 12 decades of publishing in a special 16-page supplement.

The first edition of The Evening Star appeared with the slogan A Paper For The People, on Page 1. The four-page paper was printed in the third floor offices at 83 Yonge St., not far from the Star's current office.

Four years after moving to offices at 25-28 Adelaide St. West, the Star had a new editor — Joseph E. Atkinson, former managing editor of the Montreal Herald. A month later, he changed the paper’s name to The Toronto Daily Star.

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