1988

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1988 was the 117th year after the founding of the city of Birmingham.

Events

The Hoover Metropolitan Stadium opened in 1988

Business

Sports

See also: 1988 Birmingham Barons

Works

  • Joe Minter began working on his "African Village in America".

Books

Buildings

Individuals

Births

Erica & Monica Stacy, born in 1988

Awards

Graduations

Deaths

See also: List of Birmingham homicides in 1988

Context

1988 saw perestroika begin in the Soviet Union. George H. W. Bush defeated Michael Dukakis to become the 41st President of the United States. Oliver North was indicted in the Iran-Contra Affair. Kirk Gibson hit a dramatic home run to win Game One of the World Series for the Los Angeles Dodgers, over the Oakland Athletics, by a score of five runs to four. Singer Roy Orbison died.

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