February 12: Winnipeg Press Club; Moose retire #12; "Shea" hangs.

February 12, 2011 - The Manitoba Moose retire the number 12 of Mike Keane. Between 2005 and 2010 he played 365 games with the team, most of them as captain. It was the only number retirement in the franchise’s history.

February 12, 1935 - George Jayhan aka "Shea" (34) is hanged in Headingley for the murder of St. Boniface Police Department Sgt. John Verne in a shootout on July 24, 1934.

Winnipeg Press Club Logo
February 12, 1887 – The Winnipeg Press Club elects its first executive. 

The WPC, established to encourage professional exchange and development of its members, is the oldest Press Club in Canada. From 1961 through 2008 it was located in the Marlborough Hotel.

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