2009

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Banners enlisting support for a domed stadium were produced by Mayor Larry Langford's staff and hung downtown in July 2009

2009 was the 138th year after the founding of the City of Birmingham.

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See also List of Birmingham homicides in 2009 and List of homicides in 2009

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Context

US Airways Flight 1549 made a miraculous landing on the Hudson River. Barack Obama became President of the United States. The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 in Super Bowl XLIII. Australian bushfires killed 173. Captain Richard Phillips of the Maersk Alabama was rescued after five days as a Somali pirate hostage. The spread of H1N1 flu was deemed a global pandemic. The New York Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in the World Series. A soldier at Fort Hood in Texas went on a shooting spree that killed 13 and wounded 30.

Deaths in 2009 included those of Beatrice Arthur, Jack Kemp, Dom DeLuise, Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett, Michael Jackson, Walter Cronkite, Ted Kennedy, Patrick Swayze, and Soupy Sales.

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