August 4: Lee as L.G.; Thorstein Oddson remembered.

August 4, 2009 - Philip S. Lee is installed as Manitoba's Lieutenant Governor. He is the first Asian-Canadian to hold the post.

Heimskringla, June 7, 1906

August 4, 1934 - Thorstein Oddson dies. An Icelandic immigrant, Oddson came to Manitoba s a carpenter and eventually got into the development game. He financed the construction of numerous apartment blocks in the West End of Winnipeg, including nine on Burnell Street.

August 4, 2010 - Stompin' Tom Connors plays his final Winnipeg concert, at the age of 74. It was in front of 1600 fans at the Centennial Concert Hall. for more Stompin' Tom in Winnipeg.

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