March 28: James Armstrong Richardson; huge snowstorm.

March 28, 1942 - The worst snowstorm in over 20 years brings Southern Manitoba to a halt. Brandon received 40 cm of snow in just one night and there would be more to come. Check out this Winnipeg Tribune story from March 28, 1942.

March 28, 1922 - James Armstrong Richardson is born Winnipeg. A member of the Trudeau cabinet from 1968 – 1978, he stepped down to protest the implementation of official bilingualism.

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