April 19, 2006 - Council passes a motion to rename the Sargent Park Recreation Centre the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex after Manitoba's greatest Olympian.
April 19, 1947 - Edith MacTavish Rogers
dies. In 1920 she became the first woman elected to the Manitoba
Legislature. She won two more elections before retiring from politics in
1932. (Also see.)
April 12, 2012 - The Albert Street Business Block burns. Built in 1877 and 1924, it was one of the oldest remaining structures in Winnipeg's downtown. For more see Farewell to the Albert Street Block.