May 11, 1948 - The Arden Camp Site in the R.M. of Lansdowne near Arden MB, is the first provincially designated heritage site.
May 11, 1948 - The Stott Mound and Camp Site near Brandon is designated a Provincial Heritage Site.
May 11, 1948 - The Flee Island Dakota Entrenchment, R.M. of Whitehead near Portage la Prairie, is designated a Provincial Heritage Site .
May 11, 1894 - The last horse drawn streetcar runs on Winnipeg streets. For more on the early days of public transportation in Winnipeg.
May 11 1898 - D'Alton McCarthy,
the first person elected to represent the Federal riding of Brandon,
dies in Ontario dies in Ontario. The Irish-born lawyer was elected in
Brandon AND Simcoe North, Ontario in June 1896. He chose to sit as
member for the
latter which forced a by-election. (For more on his election.)