July 30: Assiniboine Park's steam railway; St. B's Joseph Guay; Robert Steiman.

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.

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