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==Events==
 
==Events==
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* [[January 13]]: Seven miners were killed in the [[1930 Peerless Mine explosion]].
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* [[January 29]]: A [[List of snowfalls|rare snowfall]] brought 5.5 inches to Birmingham.
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* [[May 13]]: The [[USS Birmingham (CL-2)|USS ''Birmingham'' (CL-2)]] was sold for scrap.
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* A total of 811 first-run motion pictures were screened in Birmingham of which 673 received the [[Birmingham Motion Picture Council]]'s endorsement.
 
* [[Inland Lake]] was created with a dam on the [[Blackburn Fork]] of the [[Little Warrior River]].
 
* [[Inland Lake]] was created with a dam on the [[Blackburn Fork]] of the [[Little Warrior River]].
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* [[Paul Hayne School]] converted from a high school to Paul Hayne Opportunity High School with [[R. F. Jarvis]] as principal.
 
* [[Phillips High School]] expanded down to 9th grade as students from [[Paul Hayne School]] were admitted.
 
* [[Phillips High School]] expanded down to 9th grade as students from [[Paul Hayne School]] were admitted.
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* The [[Roebuck Springs Country Club]] was purchased by the City of Birmingham.
  
 
===Business===
 
===Business===
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===Religion===
 
===Religion===
 
* [[Abraham Bengis]] became rabbi of the [[Knesseth Israel Congregation]] and [[Temple Beth-El]].
 
* [[Abraham Bengis]] became rabbi of the [[Knesseth Israel Congregation]] and [[Temple Beth-El]].
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* [[Pleasant Sabine Baptist Church]] suffered a fire.
  
 
===Sports===
 
===Sports===
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===Buildings===
 
===Buildings===
 
* [[Five Points Bowling Center]]
 
* [[Five Points Bowling Center]]
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* [[North Birmingham Elementary School]] addition
 
* [[Ramsay High School]]
 
* [[Ramsay High School]]
 
* [[Theodore Swann residence]]
 
* [[Theodore Swann residence]]
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* [[Ware Building]]
 
* [[West End High School]]
 
* [[West End High School]]
  
 
== Individuals ==
 
== Individuals ==
* [[W. R. McCord]] became principal of [[Thomas School]].
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* The [[Boswell Sisters]] moved their act to New York City.
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* [[Johnny Mack Brown]] was cast as the star of a western movie entitled ''Billy the Kid''.
 
* Mrs. Cecil A. Carlisle became principal of [[Edgewood Elementary School]].
 
* Mrs. Cecil A. Carlisle became principal of [[Edgewood Elementary School]].
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* [[R. D. Hurlbert]] became principal of [[Gate City Elementary School]].
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* [[W. R. McCord]] became principal of [[Thomas School]].
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* Architect [[John Miller (architect)|John Miller]] retired.
 
* [[Giuseppe Moretti]] moved back to Italy with his wife and assistant.
 
* [[Giuseppe Moretti]] moved back to Italy with his wife and assistant.
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* [[Dorsey Whittington]] became director of the [[Birmingham Conservatory of Music]].
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* [[L. Virgil Wilder]] became principal of [[Wilson Elementary School]].
  
 
===Births===
 
===Births===
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* [[Nina Miglionico]] from [[Woodlawn High School]]
 
* [[Nina Miglionico]] from [[Woodlawn High School]]
 
* [[Virginia Tyler]] from [[Birmingham-Southern College]], bachelor's degree in English
 
* [[Virginia Tyler]] from [[Birmingham-Southern College]], bachelor's degree in English
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== Marriages ==
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* Rev. [[John C. Fletcher]] to Estelle Caldwell.
  
 
===Deaths===
 
===Deaths===

Revision as of 10:50, 30 March 2011

1930 was the 59th year after the founding of the city of Birmingham.

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Religion

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Context

In 1930, the Great Depression continued.


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