February 13: WSO is created; "The Winnipegs" win Olympic hockey gold.

Genser's Funriture
February 13, 1947 - The Winnipeg Civic Music League, a collection of 20 smaller orchestras and bands, incorporate as The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. 

September 27, 1947, Winnipeg Tribune

The league had been mulling over the idea for a couple of years before deciding to take such a big step. They spent over a year fundraising with benefit concerts and selling $5 shares until they reached their goal of $15,000 before hiring a conductor.

The first WSO concert was held on December 16, 1948 at the Winnipeg Auditorium. (More WSO history).

February 13, 1932 - The Winnipegs, representing Canada in Men's Hockey at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, win the gold medal. For more see their MSHoF page.

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