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Read his N. Y. Times obituary and writings for The Manitoban.
July 21, 1971 - The City of Winnipeg Act is enacted by the Province. It gave the green light for the creation of 'Unicity' - the amalgamation of the old city of Winnipeg, the temporary 'Metro Winnipeg' and her 11 surrounding municipalities. The Unicity of Winnipeg legally come into being on January 1, 1972.
July 21, 1950 - For the first time Winnipeg police offers are allowed to work in shirt sleeves.
July 21, 1891 - Joseph Hargrave, former HBC chief trader and chronicler of early Manitoba history, dies. Hargrave Street is named for him.