September 11, 2001 - British-born Winnipegger Christine Egan, 55, is among the estimated 2,603 people killed in the World Trade Center attacks. Egan, a nurse-epidemiologist who got her PhD in community health services from the U of M when she was 53, was visiting her brother Micheal's office in one of the towers when it was struck.
For more on Egan see: New York Times; CBC Manitoba.
NORAD's Canadian headquarters at CFB Winnipeg was put on high alert and when North American airspace was closed Winnipeg International Airport received 14 domestic and 3 international flights, for a total of 1500 passengers.
September 11, 2002 - The International Peace Gardens south of Boissevain put on display a memorial made of ten girders from the World Trade Center. A book of remembrance listing all of those killed is located in the chapel.
September 11, 1903 - Mr. P Burrell is sentenced to three years in prison for cheque forging. It was his second offense. Read the Morning Telegram story.
September 11, 1871 -The first stage coach arrives in Winnipeg.
September 11, 1967 - The Sargent Avenue Mennonite Church on Garfield Street holds its first service.
September 11, 1998 - Susan Auch Park in Transcona is dedicated. It is named for the three-time Olympic Speed Skating medalist.