August 20, 1992 – The CRTC approves the sale of Moffat Communication’s radio division, which included Winnipeg’s 58 CKY and 92 CITI-FM, to Rogers Broadcasting.
August 20, 1936
- Captain William Morrison, a Selkirk-area pioneer and merchant who
became a lake Winnipeg shipping and lumber magnate, dies in Winnipeg
at the age of 87.
Morrison was also one of the founders of Winnipeg Beach.
He piloted the boat with two CPR executives aboard on the lookout
for a cove along Lake Winnipeg where they could create a tourist
August 20, 1959 - The Polo Park Shopping Centre officially opens on the grounds of the former Polo Park Racetrack. (For more period photos, see the Winnipeg Building Index.)