May 24: The King's speech; Assiniboine Park Pavilion; Souris' library.

May 24, 1955 - The first regional library in Manitoba opens in Souris.

Winnipeg Evening Tribune May 25, 1939

May 24,1939 - His Majesty King George VI and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth visit Winnipeg and the King delivers a Victoria Day message to the Empire from Government House. This was months before the speech delivered in the movie. For more on the King's Winnipeg speech.

May 24, 1930 - Victoria Day. The new Assiniboine Park pavilion opens to the public. The original, circa 1909, burned down the year before.

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