November 10: Imagine on Market Ave; Bombers spanked; Chown born; Edmund Fitzgerald sinks.

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
November 10, 2008 – The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre officially unveils a commemorative statue of the company’s two co-founders, John Hirsch and Tom Hendry, outside their front door on Market Avenue.  The sculpture, by artist Ruth Aberbnethy, is called Imagine.

November 10, 1996 - The Edmonton Eskimos set a CFL record for the most points in a playoff game: 68. Unfortunately, it was against the Bombers in the West Semi-Final. Edmonton won 68 - 7.

November 10, 1887 - The Deloraine Times and Star begins publishing under the name Deloraine Weekly Times and Turtle Mountain and Souris River Gazette. (That must have made for quite the masthead !)

333 Portage Ave
November 10, 1958 - The former Bank of Commerce branch at Portage and Hargrave opens. It filled the void where the Time Building once stood.

November 10, 1893 - Bruce Chown is born in Winnipeg. He received his M.D. from the U of M in 1922 and went on to dedicate his life to the health of children. He was long-time chair of the department of pediatrics at the University of Manitoba and the clinical head of the Children’s Hospital.

November 10, 1975 - Not Manitoba history, but, the 29 member crew of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald die when the ship sinks in an early winter storm on Lake Superior. For a CBC radio story and video of the sunken ship 20 years later.

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