January 19, 1996 - The board of the National Hockey League approves the move of the Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix. (See Winnipeg Jets Memorial Site.)
January 19, 1882 - The Brandon Sun Weekly begins publication. That's even before Brandon was incorporated !
January 19, 1888 - The Hon. Thomas Greenway (Lib) becomes Premier of Manitoba and would serve until Jan 6, 1900. A prize-winning rancher from the WestMan area, he is also in the MB Ag Hall of Fame.
City Council, 1874January 19, 1874 - At 12 noon the first meeting of Winnipeg City Council takes place on the second floor of ‘Bentley's’, a newly constructed building on the northwest corner of Portage and Main. For more.