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* [[1996]]: President Bill Clinton delivered a campaign speech at [[Birmingham-Southern College]].
 
* [[1996]]: President Bill Clinton delivered a campaign speech at [[Birmingham-Southern College]].
 
* [[1962]]: [[Shades Mountain Baptist Church]] broke ground for a new 1,500-seat sanctuary.
 
* [[1962]]: [[Shades Mountain Baptist Church]] broke ground for a new 1,500-seat sanctuary.
* [[1961]]: Judge [[Harlan Grooms]] ruled that Birmingham's [[List of Birmingham parks|parks]] must be integrated.
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* [[1961]]: Judge [[Hobart Grooms]] ruled that Birmingham's [[List of Birmingham parks|parks]] must be integrated.
 
* [[1957]]: [[Leland Shopping Center]] in [[Alberta City]] opened as [[Tuscaloosa]]'s first modern shopping center.
 
* [[1957]]: [[Leland Shopping Center]] in [[Alberta City]] opened as [[Tuscaloosa]]'s first modern shopping center.
 
* [[1950]]: Residents of [[Vestavia Hills]] voted 88 to 8 in favor of incorporating.
 
* [[1950]]: Residents of [[Vestavia Hills]] voted 88 to 8 in favor of incorporating.
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* [[1900]]: [[Andrew Beard]] applied for his first "Automatic car-coupling" patent.
 
* [[1900]]: [[Andrew Beard]] applied for his first "Automatic car-coupling" patent.
  
[[File:Orzell Billingsley.jpg|right|thumb|150px|Orzell Billingsley, Jr born October 24, 1924]]
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[[File:Orzell Billingsley.jpg|right|thumb|Orzell Billingsley, Jr born October 24, 1924]]
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
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* [[1988]]: Painter [[Chip Ghigna]] was born.
 
* [[1963]]: Painter [[Joe DeCamillis]] was born.
 
* [[1963]]: Painter [[Joe DeCamillis]] was born.
 
* [[1924]]: Attorney [[Orzell Billingsley]] was born in [[Ensley]].
 
* [[1924]]: Attorney [[Orzell Billingsley]] was born in [[Ensley]].
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==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
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* [[2019]]: Drag performer and activist [[Libertee Belle]] died in Birmingham.
 
* [[2014]]: Concert pianist and [[Miss Alabama]] 1961 [[Delores Hodgens Howard]] died in Birmingham.  
 
* [[2014]]: Concert pianist and [[Miss Alabama]] 1961 [[Delores Hodgens Howard]] died in Birmingham.  
 
* [[2013]]: Newspaper photographer [[Tommy Langston]] died.
 
* [[2013]]: Newspaper photographer [[Tommy Langston]] died.
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* [[2012]]: Planner [[Robert Juster]] died in [[Auburn]].
 
* [[2012]]: Planner [[Robert Juster]] died in [[Auburn]].
 
* [[1982]]: Singer and actress [[Lottice Howell]] died at [[Druid City Hospital]] in [[Tuscaloosa]].
 
* [[1982]]: Singer and actress [[Lottice Howell]] died at [[Druid City Hospital]] in [[Tuscaloosa]].
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* [[1952]]: Retailer [[Joseph Zinszer]] died.
  
 
==Sports==
 
==Sports==

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October 24 in the history of the Birmingham District:

Orzell Billingsley, Jr born October 24, 1924

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