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Welcome to BhamWiki
BhamWiki, part of the Project to Document the Birmingham District, aims to become the foremost resource and guide for anyone curious about Birmingham, Alabama and the region around it. We aim for accuracy, objectivity, and accessibility as we work steadily on expanding our coverage.
New here? If you'd like to explore, I suggest starting by clicking any of the blue links on this page and continuing on from there. You might also use the search box on the sidebar to look for something in particular, or if you prefer, begin at the top, Category:Root, and browse from there.
Hopefully some of you would like to contribute to BhamWiki. We welcome new information as long as it is fact-based, neutral, and verifiable. Once you've signed in with an editing account, you'll be able to create new entries as well as edit existing ones. If you're interested, just read our user agreement and drop us a line.
If you would like to submit corrections or contributions to BhamWiki without signing up for an account, feel free to email us at admin at bhamwiki dot com. Note that all contributions may be edited mercilessly in accordance with the goals and policies of the project.
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Today is Tuesday February 21, 2017. BhamWiki has been running since March 15, 2006 and currently contains approximately 12,293 articles. See "recent changes" for the newest additions. The 2,900th article was the 2007 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival. See Bhamwiki:Milestones for more information on the growth of the site.
In the news
- September 30: Low and Behold won Best Feature at the 2007 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival
- September 29: Bobby Bowden's Florida State Seminoles defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide in Jacksonville, Florida 21-14.
- September 16: Insurance executive and Shoal Creek Golf Club member Louis Willie died.
- September 11: The Birmingham City Council revoked the Texaco Super Deli's business license.
Did you know?
- ...that Hardrock Gunter's "Birmingham Bounce" (1950) was arguably the first rock and roll record?
- ...that actress Louise Fletcher's father, John C. Fletcher, founded hundreds of churches for the deaf across the South?
- ...that the Florence Hotel was named for the late wife of William S. Mudd who lived at Arlington?
- ...that Babec was the first gorilla to receive an artificial pacemaker?
- ...that the automatic railroad car coupler was invented by Andrew Beard in East Lake?
- List of interstate accidents involving dropped steel loads
- List of Birmingham homicides in 2007
- List of songs about Birmingham
- List of Birmingham neighborhoods
- List of Birmingham's sister cities
- List of baseball players born in Birmingham
- List of furnaces
- List of structurally deficient bridges
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