1925

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Norwood School opened in 1925

1925 was the 54th year after the founding of the city of Birmingham.

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The April 23, 1925 fire at Birmingham City Hall

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The year 1925 saw Benito Mussolini take dictatorial powers over Italy. The New Yorker magazine published its first issue. The Tri-State Tornado, the deadliest in U.S. history, rampaged through Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, killing 695 people and injuring 2,027. The Chrysler Corporation was founded by Walter Chrysler. Tennessee high school biology teacher John T. Scopes was found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100. The Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union (TASS) was established. Mount Rushmore National Memorial was dedicated in South Dakota. The weekly country music-variety radio program Grand Ole Opry was first broadcast on WSM radio in Nashville, Tennessee, as the "WSM Barn Dance".

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