September 2: Manitoba's first L.G.; Eaton's underway; Falcon Wally Byron.

September 2, 1884 - Jacob Walter "Wally" Byron is born in Winnipeg. Byron was a member of the Winnipeg Falcons gold medal winning Olympic hockey team in 1920. He died in 1971 in Winnipeg.

Building Eaton store (source)

September 2, 1904 – Construction teams work on the foundation of Winnipeg's downtown Eaton's store. For more early Eaton's photos.

September 2, 1870 - Adams George Archibald, appointed Manitoba's first Lieutenant Governor by John A. Macdonald, arrives at Fort Garry. He later served in the same post for Nova Scotia. (Also see.)

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