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Manitoba - Historical Events
Date Event
1800-06-07

David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.

1816-06-19

Battle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

1870-01-27

Manitoba & Northwest Territories incorporated

1870-05-12

Manitoba becomes a province of Canada

1870-07-15

Manitoba becomes 5th Canadian province & NW Territories created

1870-08-24

The Wolseley Expedition reaches Manitoba to end the Red River Rebellion.

1892-02-22

Manitoba Rugby Football Union forms

1906-03-27

Founding of the Alpine Club of Canada in Winnipeg, Manitoba

1911-10-21

Manitoba, Saskatchewan & Alberta Unions form Western Canada Rugby Football Union

1975-03-08

Royal Canadian Mint announces branch opening in Winnipeg Manitoba

1976-04-30

Royal Canadian Mint opens a branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba

1983-07-23

Gimli Glider: Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.

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Manitoba - Notable Birthdays

Louis RielOct 23, 1844

William George BarkerNov 3, 1894

Terry SawchukDec 28, 1929

Ron HextallMay 3, 1964

Manitoba - Birthdays
Date Event
1844-10-23

Louis Riel, Manitoba, leader of insurrection of Metis

1885-01-04

James Freer, Ten Years in Manitoba

1894-11-03

William George Barker, Dauphin Manitoba, Canadian flying ace (Victoria Cross recipient)

1898-07-23

Mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46)

1904-12-02

Donald Woods, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Tammy)

1910-10-27

Jack Carson, Manitoba Canada, actor (Star is Born, Mildred Pierce)

1910-12-01

Louis Slotin, Winnipeg Manitoba, Canadian Physicist and Chemist (Manhattan Project, Los Alamos) who assembled the plutonium core for 'Trinity', the first detonated atomic device

1913-04-25

Russ Conway, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye)

1921-12-04

Deanna Durbin, Winnipeg Manitoba, actress/vocalist (100 Men & a Girl), (d. 2013)

1924-09-16

Paddy Stone, Winnipeg Manitoba, choreographer (Piccadilly Palace)

1927-01-10

Gisele MacKenzie, Winnipeg Manitoba, singer/actress (Your Hit Parade)

1929-12-28

Terry Sawchuk, Winnipeg Manitoba, NHL goaltender (Redwings, Bruins, Maple Leaf, Rangers)

1935-12-21

Edward Schreyer, Canadian politician, Premier of Manitoba

1939-09-30

Len Cariou, Winnipeg Manitoba, actor (Four Seasons-Sherry)

1947-05-03

Doug Henning, Ft Garry Manitoba, magician (Broadway play-Magic)

1949-08-13

Bobby Clarke, Manitoba, NHL player/coach (Phila Flyer)

1954-01-29

Dick Manitoba, vocalist (Dictators)

1958-07-28

Terry Fox [Terrance Stanley], Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadian one-legged marathoner (1980 Marathon of Hope)

1962-08-31

Wanda Guenette, Winnipeg Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)

1964-05-03

Ron Hextall, Brandon Manitoba, NHL goalie (Phila Flyers, NY Islanders)

1964-05-06

Mike Grob, Billings Montana, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Manitoba-3rd)

1964-10-07

Stuart Hendley, Houston Texas, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Manitoba Open)

1965-01-26

Allison Hossack, Manitoba, actress (Olivia-Another World)

1965-05-15

Glen Hnatiuk, Selkirk Manitoba, Nike golfer (1992 Mississippi Gulf)

1965-07-29

Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics-96)

1966-03-25

David Hohl, Winnipeg Manitoba, freestyle wrestler (Olympics-9-92, 96)

1966-09-28

Kevin Baker, Montreal, Canadian Tour golfer (Manitoba Amateur-1988)

1967-12-30

Colleen Miller, Winnipeg Manitoba, rower (Olympics-96)

1968-02-12

Todd Fanning, Saskatoon Sask, golfer (Manitoba Amat-1984, 90, 91, 92)

1969-01-10

Juanita Clayton, Manitou Manitoba, softball catcher (Olympics-96)

1969-07-13

Ewan Beaton, Winnipeg Manitoba, 60 kg judoka (Olympics-9-92, 96)

1969-11-07

Tanya Dubnicoff, Winnipeg Manitoba, cyclist (Olympics-6th-92, 96)

1970-05-08

Christine Stark, Winnipeg Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)

1970-06-23

Kerri Ann Buchberger, Russell Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)

1970-07-14

Michelle Sawatzky, Steinbach Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics-96)

1970-10-05

Tina Poitras, Thompson Manitoba, 10k walker (Olympics-96)

1971-03-20

Janis Kelly, Winnipeg Manitoba, volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1972-04-02

Graham Hood, Winnipeg Manitoba, 1.5k runner (Olympics-9-92, 96)

1972-09-27

Clara Hughes, Winnipeg Manitoba, cyclist (Olympics-2 bronze-96)

1973-07-27

Niki Jenkins, Selkirk Manitoba, 72 kg judoka (Olympics-gold-96)

1974-06-07

Jason Caswell, Winnipeg Manitoba, Skeet shooter (Olympics-96)

1977-06-12

Andrea Schwartz, Winnipeg Manitoba, 200m butterfly (Olympics-96)

1978-10-25

Riley Mants, Winnipeg Manitoba, 200m breaststroker (Olympics-96)

Manitoba - Notable Deaths

Louis RielNov 16, 1885

Manitoba - Deaths
Date Event
1885-11-16

Louis Riel, Canadian rebel leader and "Father of Manitoba", hanged for treason at 41

2015-12-31

Former Manitoba NDP premier Howard Pawley dead at 81


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