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'''October 17''' in the history of the [[Birmingham District]]:
 
'''October 17''' in the history of the [[Birmingham District]]:
  
*[[2003]]: [[Alabama Geocachers Association]] was formed.
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* [[2011]]: The [[Alabaster City Council]] voted to form a separate [[Alabaster City Schools]] system.
*[[1983]]: Pro basketball player [[James Lang]] was born.
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* [[2009]]: [[Jeff Baker]] married [[Heidi Elnora Baker]] at [[Mountain Brook Community Church]].
*[[1948]]: [[Dichiara's Steak House]] opened.
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* [[2003]]: [[Alabama Geocachers Association]] was formed.
*[[1872]]: The [[National Bank of Birmingham]] was organized.
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* [[1991]]: The [[UAB]] [[West Pavilion]] was dedicated.
*[[1848]]: Postmaster and U.S. Representative [[Truman Aldrich]] was born.
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* [[1965]]: Television station [[WBMG 42]] debuted with an evening broadcast of NBC's "The Capitol: Chronicle of Freedom."
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* [[1964]]: [[Britling Cafeteria No. 1]] on [[1st Avenue North]] closed.
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* [[1948]]: [[Dichiara's Steak House]] opened.
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* [[1940]]: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performed in an air-conditioned tent.
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* [[1917]]: Surgeon [[Dyer Talley]] married Elizabeth Byrd.
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* [[1872]]: The [[National Bank of Birmingham]] was organized.
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[[Image:Truman H. Aldrich.jpg|right|thumb||Truman Aldrich, born October 17, 1848]]
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==Births==
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* [[2005]]: [[Tamani]], an African elephant, was born at the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, Florida.
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* [[1985]]: [[John Parker Wilson]] was born.
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* [[1983]]: Pro basketball player [[James Lang]] was born.
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* [[1969]]: Writer [[Warren St John]] was born.
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* [[1955]]: Artist [[Kerry James Marshall]] was born in [[Birmingham]].
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* [[1889]]: [[World War I]] aviator [[Arthur Roberts]] was born in Charleston, South Carolina
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* [[1861]]: [[Peerless Saloon]] partner and liquor distributor [[Thomas O'Byrne]] was born.
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* [[1848]]: Postmaster and U.S. Representative [[Truman Aldrich]] was born.
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==Deaths==
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* [[1955]]: Insurance executive [[Raymond Jones]] died.
  
 
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October 17 in the history of the Birmingham District:

Truman Aldrich, born October 17, 1848

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