April 21: Flood of the Century arrives; Manitou incorporates.

April 21, 1997 -  Canadian Forces are deployed to Emerson to fight the "Flood of the Century". (See CBC Archives.)

April 21, 1897 - Manitou is incorporated as a village. Its most famous citizen is Nellie Moody who came from Ontario to teach in the local school. In 1896 she married Wes McClung, the local pharmacist.

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