June 7, 1954 - Winds gusting up to 75 mph (120 kph) cuts off power to thousands of homes and disrupts streetcar and trolley service. Miles MacDonnell Collegiate and parts of Children's Hospital had their roofs blown off. The following day the wind would be a major factor in spreading the Time Building fire, (see tomorrow for more details).
June 7, 1969 - Russell Paulley, one time mayor of Transcona, is succeeded as leader of the Manitoba CCF by Ed Schreyer.
June 7, 1985 - Window Park on Portage Avenue officially opens.