May 27: Stevenson Aerodrome; Remembering the Rocket.

May 27 / 28, 1928 - The Winnipeg Flying Club officially open their airfield in the RM of St. James. It is named Stevenson Aerodrome after Captain Fred J. Stevenson, a decorated war pilot and pioneer bush pilot in Manitoba.  It was the forerunner to what is now the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport.


May 27, 2000 - Maurice "The Rocket" Richard dies.

May 27, 1882 - The Winnipeg Electric Street Railway Company is incorporated.

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