February 25: Avenue Building burns; Brandon's last hanging; vehicle licensing required.

Avenue Block Fire, January 1931
February 25, 1913 - Fire guts the top floor and causes extensive water damage to The Avenue Building on Portage Avenue. It was rebuilt and three more floors were added to the structure. It was heavily damaged again by fire in 1931.

February 25, 1915 - Harry Green is hanged in Brandon Gaol for the shooting death of Thomas Hill on May 17, 1914 in Hartney. The Minnedosa Tribune notes that his end was peaceful and quick. Green was the third and final person hanged in Brandon.

February 25, 1908 - Manitoba requires all motorized vehicles to be registered at a cost of $2.00.

February 25, 1958 - The Wilson Furniture Warehouse fire on Rupert Avenue.

February 25, 2012 - Edohei Sushi and Japanese Restaurant on Ellice Avenue closes. When Sadao Ohno opened the restaurant in 1988, it was Winnipeg's first sushi restaurant. (Also see)

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