September 6: Olympian Angela Chalmers; Elkhorn incorporates; Capinesseweet hangs.

September 6, 1963 – Track star Angela Chalmers of the Birdtail Sioux Dakota First Nation is born in Brandon.

Chalmers competed in the 1988 and 1992 Olympics, winning bronze in the 3,000 m at the latter. In 1990 she became the first woman to win both the 1500 m and 3000 m races at the same Commonwealth Games. She won Commonwealth gold in the 3,000 m in 1994.

She still retains the women's 3000 m and 1 mile fastest times.

September 6, 1845 – Capinesseweet, a Saulteaux Indian, is hanged for the murder of another aboriginal man at Fort Garry. It is the first known hanging to take place in the settlement.

September 6, 1870 - Adams Archibald, Manitoba's first Lieutenant Governor, hosts a reception to meet Manitobans at Upper Fort Garry

September 6, 1905 - Elkhorn, Manitoba is incorporated as a village.

September 6, 2009 - A street party is held in Winnipeg to commemorate Chinatown's 100th anniversary.

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