May 8, 1922, Manitoba Free Press
May 7, 1922 - Winnipeg's first radio station CJCG, owned by the Free Press, goes on the air. The first broadcast was a mixture of live and recorded music with a ten-minute sermon on "God's Broadcasting."
For more on early Manitoba radio history. Also see Hammond Museum of Radio.
May 7, 1882 - The ‘Commercial Bank of Manitoba’ receives its charter. It would not last long, though. On July 2, 1893 the bank closed its doors.