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* [[January 29]]: 27 people were killed in an [[1926 Mossboro Mine explosion|explosion]] at the [[Mossboro Mine]].
 
* [[January 29]]: 27 people were killed in an [[1926 Mossboro Mine explosion|explosion]] at the [[Mossboro Mine]].
 
* [[June 22]]: [[Camp Fletcher|Camp Margaret Murray Washington]] began operating in [[Bessemer]].
 
* [[June 22]]: [[Camp Fletcher|Camp Margaret Murray Washington]] began operating in [[Bessemer]].
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* [[August 21]]: The 13th annual Ex-Slaves of Alabama reunion was held at [[32nd Street North|32nd Street]] and [[10th Avenue North]].
 
* September: [[WBRC-AM]] broadcast a live address by Imperial Wizard Hiram Evans to a statewide [[Ku Klux Klan]] convention.
 
* September: [[WBRC-AM]] broadcast a live address by Imperial Wizard Hiram Evans to a statewide [[Ku Klux Klan]] convention.
 
* [[December 27]]: [[Bessie Smith]] performed at the [[Frolic Theater]].
 
* [[December 27]]: [[Bessie Smith]] performed at the [[Frolic Theater]].

Latest revision as of 11:38, 19 July 2021

The feature film "Men of Steel" was shot in Ensley and premiered at the Franklin Theatre in 1926
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1926 was the 55th year after the founding of the city of Birmingham.

Events

Business

Government

Education

Religion

Sports

Works

The Magic City sign, erected 1926

Books

  • The Deep Seam, novel by Jack Bethea
  • Polk's Birmingham City Directory (1926) Birmingham: R. L. Polk & Co.
  • George W. Hamilton, ed. (1926) Beautiful Homes and Buildings of Alabama. Turner & McPherson, Architects
  • George I. Adams, Charles Butts, L. W. Stephenson, & Wythe Cooke (1926) Geology of Alabama. Geological Survey of Alabama, Special Report No. 14. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press

Buildings

Bottega Favorita, built in 1926

Demolitions

Individuals

Births

Lurleen Wallace, born September 19, 1926

Graduations

Marriages

Awards

Deaths

Context

1926

The top-grossing films of 1926 were

Notables born in 1926 include

Among those who died in 1926 were

1920s
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