April 15: Fort Garry Horse; Mary Dunn retires; former Mayor dies; 10 Manitobans sink on Titanic.

April 15, 1912 - The Fort Garry Horse Cavalry Regiment is organized in Winnipeg.

April 15, 1920 - Is the final day of work for Constable Mary E. Dunn, the first female police constable of the Winnipeg Police Service. For more on the history of women in the WPS.

April 15, 1859 - “The International” is the first steamboat to run on the Red River bringing freight and passengers between Fort Garry and St. Paul, Minnesota.

April 15,1917 - Sir Lyman Melvin Jones, 11th Mayor of Winnipeg (1887, 1888) dies in Toronto. He was partner in an implements firm that became Massey Harris. 

April 15, 1912 - The RMS Titanic sinks. Ten Manitobans were aboard and at least sixteen new immigrants who had Manitoba listed as their final destination. Read about them here.

April 15, 1956 - A fire seriously damages the Saratoga Building on Donald Street.

April 15, 1901 - The city agrees to create a cycle path board, similar to the parks board, that would be in change of constructing and patrolling bicycle paths in Winnipeg.

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