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Today In History – August 19

Posted: August 19th at 3:00pm Featured, LIFE
WINNIPEG, MB - Today in history in 1942, 900 Canadian troops were killed, and 1,874 wounded in a raid on the port of Dieppe in a test of Germany's Fortress…

Today In History: August 12

Posted: August 12th at 1:00pm Featured, LIFE
WINNIPEG, MB - Today in History in 2011, Canada imposes new round of economic sanctions on North Korea, after the sinking of a South Korean navy ship in March 2010. Here's…

Today In History – August 11th

Posted: August 11th at 1:00pm Featured, LIFE
WINNIPEG, MB - Happy Friday! Here are some of the events from Today In History that caught my eye... 1576 Martin Frobisher first sights the Baffin Island bay that now bears his…

Today In History – August 5

Posted: August 5th at 1:50pm Featured, LIFE
WINNIPEG, MB - Today In History in 1871, St. Boniface General Hospital was started by Sister Ste. Thérèse of the Grey Nuns. Take a look at what else happened today in…

Today In History – August 2nd

Posted: August 2nd at 1:00pm Science, Featured, LIFE, Uncategorized
WINNIPEG, MB - Here are some of the more interesting things that happened Today In History on August 2nd... 1610 Henry Hudson turns south into what is now Hudson Bay, exploring…

Today In History – July 27th

Posted: July 27th at 1:00pm Science, Featured, LIFE, Uncategorized
WINNIPEG, MB - Here are a handful of the more interesting happenings from July 27th over the years... 1940 Bugs Bunny makes his official debut. 1953 Armistice ends three year old Korean…

Today In History – July 25th

Posted: July 25th at 1:00pm Science, Featured, LIFE, Uncategorized
WINNIPEG, MB - Here are some of the more interesting things that happened Today In History... 1686 Pierre d'Iberville captures the Hudson's Bay Company's Fort Albany after a two-week siege.…

Today In History – July 23

Posted: July 23rd at 11:46am Featured, LIFE
WINNIPEG, MB - Today in history in 1892, Manitoba voted for the prohibition of alcohol. Legislation was not put into effect at that time. 1908: Bobby Kerr of Hamilton, Ontario wins…

Today In History – July 19th

Posted: July 19th at 1:00pm Featured, LIFE, Uncategorized
WINNIPEG, MB - It's July 19th and here are some of the interesting happenings from Today In History... 1884 Construction of Winnipeg's second City Hall begins. 1937 Bank of Canada issues Canada's…

Today In History – July 13th

Posted: July 13th at 1:00pm IN PICTURES, Featured, LIFE
WINNIPEG, MB - There are many cool events that happened on this day in history. Here are a few that caught my eye: 1908 – Opening of 4th Olympic Games…
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