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* [[March 30]]: Cirque du Soleil made its Birmingham debut with "Delirium".
 
* [[March 30]]: Cirque du Soleil made its Birmingham debut with "Delirium".
 
* [[May 13]]: 5th annual [[Buck Creek Festival]] was held.
 
* [[May 13]]: 5th annual [[Buck Creek Festival]] was held.
* [[May 24]]: [[Taylor Hicks]] won ''American Idol''..
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* [[May 24]]: [[Taylor Hicks]] won ''American Idol''.
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* May-June: The [[Siegelman Scrushy corruption case]] was heard in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.
 
* June 2-9: [[Home Builders Blitz 2006]]
 
* June 2-9: [[Home Builders Blitz 2006]]
 
* [[June 6]]: [[2006 primary elections|Statewide primary elections and referendum]] were held
 
* [[June 6]]: [[2006 primary elections|Statewide primary elections and referendum]] were held
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* [[Sonia Thames|Sonia Tutuwan]] opened the [[Changes Salon Spa & Wellness Center]] in the [[J. R. Copeland residence]] in [[Norwood]].
 
* [[Sonia Thames|Sonia Tutuwan]] opened the [[Changes Salon Spa & Wellness Center]] in the [[J. R. Copeland residence]] in [[Norwood]].
 
* [[C&M Food Distributing]] bought [[Big Sky Bread Company]] of [[Mountain Brook]].
 
* [[C&M Food Distributing]] bought [[Big Sky Bread Company]] of [[Mountain Brook]].
* [[Slade, LLC]] was founded by [[L’Tryce Slade]].
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* [[Slade LLC]] was founded by [[L’Tryce Slade]].
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* [[Paul Bryant Jr]]'s [[Greene Group, Inc.]] reorganized the [[Alabama Reassurance Company]] as the [[Alabama Life Reinsurance Company]].
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* [[James Finley]] opened [[Steel 1st & 23rd]] in the [[Loft District]].
  
 
=== Religion ===
 
=== Religion ===
* September: [[Shades Valley Community Church]] held its first service in the former [[Oxmoor Ice Lodge|Alpine Ice Lodge]].
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* September: [[Shades Valley Community Church]] held its first service in the former [[Oxmoor Ice Lodge|Alpine Ice Arena]].
  
 
===Sports===
 
===Sports===
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==Works==
 
==Works==
 
===Buildings===
 
===Buildings===
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* [[Avondale Villa]] was restored.
 
* [[Oxmoor Ice Lodge|Alpine Ice Lodge]] converted to [[Shades Valley Community Church]]
 
* [[Oxmoor Ice Lodge|Alpine Ice Lodge]] converted to [[Shades Valley Community Church]]
 
* [[Berry Middle School]]
 
* [[Berry Middle School]]
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* [[St John Missionary Baptist Church Powderly]]
 
* [[St John Missionary Baptist Church Powderly]]
 
* [[Veterans Skate Park]]
 
* [[Veterans Skate Park]]
* [[Park Place (Hope VI project)]], phase II
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* [[Park Place Apartments]], phase II
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===Demolitions===
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* [[May 23]]: The [[Newfound Creek Trestle]] was destroyed by fire.
  
 
===Books===
 
===Books===
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===Deaths===
 
===Deaths===
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* [[January 11]]: [[Joe Farmer]], Special Forces Vietnam veteran
 
* [[January 19]]: Reverend [[Willie Spencer]] of [[Hueytown]]
 
* [[January 19]]: Reverend [[Willie Spencer]] of [[Hueytown]]
 
* [[January 23]]: [[Murray Sokol]], sales clerk
 
* [[January 23]]: [[Murray Sokol]], sales clerk
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* [[February 15]]: [[John Porter]], pastor of [[6th Avenue Baptist Church]]
 
* [[February 15]]: [[John Porter]], pastor of [[6th Avenue Baptist Church]]
 
* [[February 23]]: [[Earl Stallings]], pastor of [[First Baptist Church of Birmingham]]
 
* [[February 23]]: [[Earl Stallings]], pastor of [[First Baptist Church of Birmingham]]
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* February 23: [[Alvin Hudson]], [[Heart of Dixie Chapter NRHS|Heart of Dixie Railroad Club]] co-founder
 
* [[March 6]]: [[Anne Braden]], Civil Rights activist
 
* [[March 6]]: [[Anne Braden]], Civil Rights activist
 
* [[March 12]]: [[Richard N. Murray]], former director of the [[Birmingham Museum of Art]]
 
* [[March 12]]: [[Richard N. Murray]], former director of the [[Birmingham Museum of Art]]
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* June: [[Bill Bryant]], orthopedist
 
* June: [[Bill Bryant]], orthopedist
 
* [[June 9]]: [[Walter Hill]], former [[Sardis Missionary Baptist Church]] deacon, murdered
 
* [[June 9]]: [[Walter Hill]], former [[Sardis Missionary Baptist Church]] deacon, murdered
* [[June 13]]: [[John L. Martin|John]] and [[Evelyn Martin]] and [[Ryan Evans]], murder victims
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* [[June 13]]: [[John L. Martin|John]] and [[Evelyn Martin (nurse)|Evelyn Martin]] and [[Ryan Evans]], murder victims
 
* [[June 16]]: [[Joseph Braswell]], interior designer
 
* [[June 16]]: [[Joseph Braswell]], interior designer
 
* [[June 29]]: [[Joe Dentici]], radio engineer and DJ
 
* [[June 29]]: [[Joe Dentici]], radio engineer and DJ
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* June 29: [[Wallace Potts]], filmmaker and archivist
 
* [[July 5]]: [[Hugh Stubbins, Jr]], architect
 
* [[July 5]]: [[Hugh Stubbins, Jr]], architect
* [[July 14]]: [[George M. Murray]], former Bishop of Alabama
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* [[July 14]]: [[George M. Murray]], former [[Episcopal Diocese of Alabama|Episcopal Bishop of Alabama]]
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* [[July 15]]: [[Marion Bradford]], architect
 
* [[July 17]]: [[Bill Morgan Freeman]], artist
 
* [[July 17]]: [[Bill Morgan Freeman]], artist
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* [[July 21]]: [[Harry Lipson Jr]], former [[University of Alabama]] marketing professor
 
* [[July 30]]: [[Billy Thompson]], [[Shelby County Commission]]
 
* [[July 30]]: [[Billy Thompson]], [[Shelby County Commission]]
 
* [[August 3]]: [[Terrence West]], [[Woodlawn High School]] girls basketball coach, murdered
 
* [[August 3]]: [[Terrence West]], [[Woodlawn High School]] girls basketball coach, murdered

Latest revision as of 13:02, 28 March 2017

2006 was the 135th year after the founding of the City of Birmingham.

Events

Business

Religion

Sports

Works

Buildings

Demolitions

Books

Other

Individuals

Births

Awards

Marriages

Deaths

See also List of Birmingham homicides in 2006 and List of Jefferson County homicides in 2006

See Also

2000s
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