January 18, 1913 - The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway's Transcona Shops officially open.
January 18, 1916 - The first Girl Guide Company is registered in Winnipeg. For more on early Manitoba Girl Guides.January 18, 1974 - The Haselmere Apartments fire on Ellice Avenue kills nine people. It is the second deadliest fire in Winnipeg's history.
January 18, 1901 - Plum Coulee is incorporated as a village.
January 18, 1925 - James Stuart, considered one of Manitoba's "Fathers of Electrification", dies. Also see James Stuart Electrifies Winnipeg.
January 18, 1972 - The Winnipeg Art Gallery opens to the general public.
It was officially opened on September 24, 1971 during a Royal Tour of Princess Margaret and her husband the Earl of Snowdon, but due to a series of labour strikes had fallen months behind schedule and much of the building was not yet completed. It was closed after the Royals left to finish the work.