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===Births===
 
===Births===
 
* [[January 22]]: [[Alice Chalifoux]], harpist
 
* [[January 22]]: [[Alice Chalifoux]], harpist
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* [[March 15]]: [[Alice Pigman]], educator and social worker
 
* [[April 20]]: [[Lionel Hampton]], jazz vibraphonist and bandleader
 
* [[April 20]]: [[Lionel Hampton]], jazz vibraphonist and bandleader
 
* [[July 14]]: [[Harry Curl]], theater manager
 
* [[July 14]]: [[Harry Curl]], theater manager

Revision as of 15:13, 23 October 2021

Aftermath of the 1908 tornado

1908 was the 37th year after the founding of the city of Birmingham.

Events

Business

Education

Religion

Sports

Works

Mary Cahalan statue

Buildings

Publications

Individuals

Alice Chalifoux, born in 1908

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Context

1908 was a leap year. It was the year that the Grand Canyon was made a National Monument. The Boy Scouts of America was founded by Lord Robert Baden-Powell. The first Model T rolled off the Ford Motor Co. assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. The Cubs earned their most recent World Series victory over Detroit. Taft was elected President over William Jennings Bryan. And an earthquake in Sicily killed more than 75,000 people.

External links

  • "Views of Birmingham, Alabama with a glimpse at some of the natural resources of the Birmingham District and industries based theron." published by Isidore Newman & Son, Bankers (New York, New Orleans) and copyrighted in 1908.
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