2018

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Birmingham skyline in 2018

2018 is the 147th year after the founding of the City of Birmingham.

Events

Highlands Bar & Grill was named "Most Outstanding Restaurant" by the James Beard Foundation in 2018

Business

Establishments

Disestablishments

Education

Government

Religion

Sports

Individuals

Births

Awards

Marriages

Retirements

Deaths

Frank Fleming
Hubert Green
See also, List of homicides in 2018.

Works

Books

Old & new bridges in 2018

Buildings

Demolitions

Context

In 2018 China's National People's Congress eliminated presidential term limits. Harry, Prince of Wales, married Meghan Markle.

The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. The 2018 Winter Olympics were held in PyeongChang, South Korea.

The Pritzker Prize for architecture was awarded to Balkrishna Doshi.

Notable deaths in 2018 included those of activist John Perry Barlow; actors Harry Anderson, R. Lee Ermey, Margot Kidder, Burt Reynolds, David Ogden Stiers, Verne Troyer and Jerry Van Dyke; architect Robert Venturi; film director Miloš Forman; Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad; authors Harlan Ellison, William Goldman, Charles Krauthammer, Ursula K. Le Guin, Philip Roth, and Tom Wolfe; playwright Neil Simon; cartoonist Mort Walker; comics creator/publisher Stan Lee; designer Kate Spade; distance runner Roger Bannister; evangelist Billy Graham; fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy; former First Lady Barbara Bush; U.S. Senator John McCain; physicist Stephen Hawking; NFL owners Paul Allen, Tom Benson and Wayne Huizenga; newscasters Carl Kasell and Ed Schultz; sportscaster Keith Jackson; radio host Art Bell; television producer Steven Bochco; TV host Robin Leach, musicians Roy Clark, Aretha Franklin, Joe Jackson, Hugh Masekela, Dolores O'Riordan and Otis Rush; and Koko the gorilla.

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