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'''October 24''' in the history of the [[Birmingham District]]:
 
'''October 24''' in the history of the [[Birmingham District]]:
  
* [[2012]]: Planner [[Robert Juster]] died in [[Auburn]].
 
 
* [[2005]]: [[SouthTrust Bank]] was acquired by Wachovia.
 
* [[2005]]: [[SouthTrust Bank]] was acquired by Wachovia.
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* [[2004]]: [[University of Alabama]] professors [[Stuart Rachels]] and [[Heather Elliott]] married.
 
* [[1999]]: [[Pelham Prowlers]] 3 - Orlando Fury 1 at the [[Pelham Civic Complex]].
 
* [[1999]]: [[Pelham Prowlers]] 3 - Orlando Fury 1 at the [[Pelham Civic Complex]].
 
* [[1996]]: President Bill Clinton delivered a campaign speech at [[Birmingham-Southern College]].
 
* [[1996]]: President Bill Clinton delivered a campaign speech at [[Birmingham-Southern College]].
* [[1963]]: Painter [[Joe DeCamillis]] was born.
 
 
* [[1961]]: Judge [[Harlan Grooms]] ruled that Birmingham's [[List of Birmingham parks|parks]] must be integrated.
 
* [[1961]]: Judge [[Harlan Grooms]] ruled that Birmingham's [[List of Birmingham parks|parks]] must be integrated.
* [[1957]]: [[Leland Shopping Center]] in [[Alberta City]] opens as [[Tuscaloosa]]'s first modern shopping center.
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* [[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.
 
* [[1944]]: The ''[[USS Birmingham (CL-62)|USS Birmingham]]'' lost 229 crewmen during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in [[World War II]].
 
* [[1944]]: The ''[[USS Birmingham (CL-62)|USS Birmingham]]'' lost 229 crewmen during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in [[World War II]].
* [[1924]]: [[Billy Pappas]] was born in Zakynthos, Greece.
 
 
* [[1921]]: Celebrations for the [[Semicentennial of Birmingham]] began at [[Linn Park|Woodrow Wilson Park]].
 
* [[1921]]: Celebrations for the [[Semicentennial of Birmingham]] began at [[Linn Park|Woodrow Wilson Park]].
 
* [[1915]]: [[Henry Edmonds]] founded the [[Independent Presbyterian Church]].
 
* [[1915]]: [[Henry Edmonds]] founded the [[Independent Presbyterian Church]].
 
* [[1905]]: President Theodore Roosevelt gave an address at [[Capitol Park]] after visiting [[Tuskegee Institute]] and [[Montgomery]].
 
* [[1905]]: President Theodore Roosevelt gave an address at [[Capitol Park]] after visiting [[Tuskegee Institute]] and [[Montgomery]].
 
* [[1900]]: [[Andrew Beard]] applied for his first "Automatic car-coupling" patent.
 
* [[1900]]: [[Andrew Beard]] applied for his first "Automatic car-coupling" patent.
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==Births and deaths==
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* [[2012]]: Planner [[Robert Juster]] died in [[Auburn]].
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* [[1963]]: Painter [[Joe DeCamillis]] was born.
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* [[1924]]: [[Billy Pappas]] was born in Zakynthos, Greece.
  
 
[[Category:October dates|24]]
 
[[Category:October dates|24]]

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