September 13, 1979 – Winnipeg firefighter Captain Robert J. Hughes, 57, collapses and dies at the scene of a fire on Moray Street. Hughes was born and raised in St. James and a 30-year veteran of the department.
September 13, 2007 - The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations. There were
144 states in favour and four, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the
United States, against.