July 30, 2001 - Joseph-Philippe Guay, former mayor and Member of Parliament for St. Boniface, dies.
July 30, 1964 – A tiny, ceremonial last spike is driven on the Assinboine Park miniature steam railway. Rides began later that afternoon. For more about the railway's history.
July 30, 1953 - Robert Steiman, hardware retailer and founder of the Merchant's Hotel on Selkirk Avenue, dies in Vancouver.