Revision as of 08:29, 30 March 2007 by Dystopos
October 24 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2005: SouthTrust Bank was acquired by Wachovia.
- 1999: Pelham Prowlers 3 - Orlando Fury 1 at the Pelham Civic Complex.
- 1996: President Bill Clinton delivered a campaign speech at Birmingham-Southern College.
- 1950: Residents of Vestavia Hills voted 88 to 8 in favor of incorporating.
- 1944: The USS Birmingham lost 229 crewmen during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in World War II.
- 1921: Celebrations for the Semicentennial of Birmingham began at Woodrow Wilson Park.
- 1999: Andrew Beard applied for his first "Automatic car-coupling" patent.