May 23: RCMP allow women; Brandon Heritage, Winnipeg Beach !

May 23, 1974 - The RCMP announce that they will accept applications from woman for regular police duties. The first all-female troop graduated in Regina on March 3, 1975. (For more on Women in the RCMP.)

May 23, 1984 - Paterson / Matheson House, 1039 Louise Avenue in Brandon is designated a Provincial Heritage Site.

May 23, 1944 - Four Winnipeggers die when their RCAF bomber crashes in Britain.

Dominion Exhibition Display Building No. II
May 23, 1984 - Display Building Number II, Brandon Exhibition Grounds is designated a Provincial Heritage Site.

Town of Winnipeg Beach
May 23, 1903 - The first CPR train leaves Winnipeg for the summer resort Winnipeg Beach !

May 23, 1975 - Rick Neufeld live-records what would be his final album at the Western Manitoba Centennial Hall in Brandon. "Manitobasongs" was album number three for the folk song writer most famous for Moody Manitoba Morning.

Also: Today in Winnipeg General Strike News: Must Eliminate Reds !

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