September 30: Len Cariou born; MTC opens; HMCS Chippawa I; Zellers in Winnipeg; 'Spanish Flu' arrives.

September 30, 1939 – Actor Len Cariou is born in Winnipeg.

Spanish Flu - Winnipeg
September 30, 1918 - A train arrives in Winnipeg carrying troops home from the war. There was an additional cargo aboard that would change Manitoba for a generation: 'Spanish' Influenza.

September 30, 1987 - Barber House, 99 Euclid Avenue, Winnipeg is designated a Provincial Heritage Site.

Lonely Houses - 61 Carlton St.
September 30, 1987 -Sir Hugh John MacDonald House, (Dalnavert), 61 Carlton Street, is designated a Provincial Heritage Site.

September 30, 1933
- Winnipeg's first Zellers store opens on Portage Avenue.

September 30, 1958 - CNR president Donald Gordon presides over the official sod turning ceremony for Symington Yards. The project cost $24m and created one of the largest rail yards in the world. They are named for H. J. Symington who had recently retired from the CN board after 22 years of service.

September 30,  1971 - McDiarmid Lumber's new flagship store opens on Pembina Highway.

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
September 30, 1970 - The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre opens on Market Avenue. In 2009 the building was declared a National historic Site.

September 30, 1939 - The first HMCS Chippawa opens in a former furniture storage warehouse on Ellice Avenue.

September 30, 1987 - Portage Place's IMAX Theatre opens to great fanfare.

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