Difference between revisions of "1908"

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* [[March 15]]: [[Alice Pigman]], educator and social worker
 
* [[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 9]]: [[C. J. Martin]], [[Ensley Works]] employee
 
 
* [[July 14]]: [[Harry Curl]], theater manager
 
* [[July 14]]: [[Harry Curl]], theater manager
 
* [[July 15]]: [[Lee Erwin]], organist and composer
 
* [[July 15]]: [[Lee Erwin]], organist and composer
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* [[June 8]]: [[J. Q. A. Wilhite]], former pastor of [[Sixth Avenue Baptist Church]]
 
* [[June 8]]: [[J. Q. A. Wilhite]], former pastor of [[Sixth Avenue Baptist Church]]
 
* [[July 8]]: [[P. J. Powell]], judge
 
* [[July 8]]: [[P. J. Powell]], judge
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* [[July 9]]: [[C. J. Martin]], [[Ensley Works]] employee
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* [[July 10]]: [[August Lavell]], [[Ensley Works]] employee
 
* [[July 17]]: [[Charles Gardner]]
 
* [[July 17]]: [[Charles Gardner]]
 
* [[August 4]]: [[William Miller]] was lynched by a mob in [[Brighton]] for allegedly bombing the house of mine superintendent [[Finley Fuller]].
 
* [[August 4]]: [[William Miller]] was lynched by a mob in [[Brighton]] for allegedly bombing the house of mine superintendent [[Finley Fuller]].

Revision as of 06:49, 13 November 2021

Aftermath of the 1908 tornado

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

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Mary Cahalan statue

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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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