July 6, 2012 - Bill Norrie dies in Winnipeg. First elected to Winnipeg city council in 1971, he became deputy mayor when Robert Steen died on May 10, 1979. He was elected mayor in 1979 and served until 1992. (Also see my blog post The West End's Bill Norrie.)
July 6 - 14, 1990 – The Western Canada Summer Games are held in Winnipeg.