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December 10 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 1950: Service on the No. 6 Pratt-Ensley streetcar line ended.
- 1948: The Newmar Theatre opened in the former Capitol Theatre location on 2nd Avenue North.
- 1925: 53 miners were killed in the 1925 Overton No. 2 Mine explosion.
- 1905: Lauderdale College in Collegeville burned.
- 1886: The Birmingham College of Business was incorporated.
- 1845: Joshua L. Martin succeeded Benjamin Fitzpatrick to become the 12th Governor of Alabama.
- 1963: UAB Blazers basketball player Tracy Foster was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- 1952: Optometrist Donna Matthews was born.
- 1922: Businessman and arts advocate Freeman Andress was born in Birmingham.
- 1920: Businessman William Spencer III was born in Birmingham.
- 1896: University of Alabama coach and athletic director Hank Crisp was born in Crisp, North Carolina.
- 1875: Fire Chief Alf Brown was born in Norwich, England.
- 1865: Police Chief William Wier was born in Pickens County.
- 1971: Gymnast and columnist Victor Josselyn died.
- 1958: Former Birmingham City Commissioner Arlie Barber died.
- 1905: "Too Slick", a workhorse for the Birmingham Fire Department, suffered a fatal fall.
- 1883: Birmingham founder James Powell died in Mississippi.