January 22, 2004 - Sybil Shack dies. She was a writer, teacher and principal of a number of Winnipeg's largest schools.
January 22, 1956 - The deal to establish a single Canadian Football League is finalized at a meeting at the Royal Alexandra Hotel on Main Street. Winnipegger G. Sydney Halter is chosen to be the league's first commissioner.
January 22, 1966 - The arena portion of the St. James Civic Centre opens. The rest of the facility opened in stages through the year. (Image: WFP Oct 13, 1964.)
January 22, 1948 - William Coates dies. A butcher by trade, he created what became a chain of meat shops that operated in the city form 1903 - 1925.