Revision as of 08:01, 1 May 2013 by Dystopos
October 10 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2009: The 35th annual St Clair County Fall Festival was held.
- 2004: The first Porsche 250 race was held at Barber Motorsports Park.
- 1983: UAB's University Center opened.
- 1980: Governor Fob James appointed Oscar Adams, Jr to the Alabama Supreme Court.
- 1906: The first automobile race was held at Birmingham International Raceway.
- 1891: The Birmingham Railway & Electric Company began electric car service in Birmingham.
Births and deaths
- 2009: Restauranteur Frank Carnaggio died.
- 1980: Kapali Swamy was born in Mississippi.
- 1972: Lawyer and U.S. Senator Tom Stewart died.
- 1964: UAB and Puerto Rican national team basketball player Jerome Mincy was born.
- 1960: NBA player Rod Foster was born.
- 1956: Jazz pianist Johnny O'Neal was born.
- 1933: Hair stylist and Manson family victim Jay Sebring was born.
- 1875: Farmer and Tannehill Ironworks owner Ninian Tannehill died.
- 1825: Judge Mitchell Porter was born in Montevallo.