Welcome to Bhamwiki
Bhamwiki, now in its eighth year, is an encyclopedic resource for anyone curious about Birmingham, Alabama and the region around it. We aim for accuracy, objectivity, and accessibility as we work steadily to expand our coverage.
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In the news
| 2013 is the 50th Anniversary of the climactic events of the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham|
Have a look at 50 Years Forward, Timeline of the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham and 1963 for more information
- November 26: William Parker was appointed to fill the vacancy on the Birmingham City Council left when his mother, Maxine Parker died.
- October 8: Runoffs decided five contests in the 2013 Birmingham municipal election.
- September 15: The Birmingham Barons defeated the Mobile BayBears in 5 games to win the Southern League championship.
- August 29: Former Jefferson County Commissioner Chris McNair was released from federal prison.
- ...that Birmingham's Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company was one of 12 stocks on Charles Dow's first Industrial Index?
- ...that Boogie-woogie music has its roots in Birmingham?
- ...that before the Red Mountain cut, the possibility of a tunnel was considered?
- ...that Hardrock Gunter lost his prize guitar at the Battle of the Bulge?
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