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* The [[Ensley Grill]] opened for business.
 
* The [[Ensley Grill]] opened for business.
 
* [[Ollie Wade McClung]] joined his father, [[James Ollie McClung]], at [[Ollie's Barbecue]].
 
* [[Ollie Wade McClung]] joined his father, [[James Ollie McClung]], at [[Ollie's Barbecue]].
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* [[W. Paul Pim]] created the syndicated feature cartoons [[Baby Mine]] and [[Telling Tommy]].
 
* The [[Ritz Theatre]] was bought by the Radio-Keith-Orpheum Company (RKO) and [[Karl Hoblitzelle]] was named managing director.
 
* The [[Ritz Theatre]] was bought by the Radio-Keith-Orpheum Company (RKO) and [[Karl Hoblitzelle]] was named managing director.
 
* [[Oscar Wells]] retired as president of [[First National Bank of Birmingham]] after 15 years.  [[John Persons]] became the new president.
 
* [[Oscar Wells]] retired as president of [[First National Bank of Birmingham]] after 15 years.  [[John Persons]] became the new president.
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== Individuals ==
 
== Individuals ==
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* [[George Bender]] quit as maitre d'hotel at the [[Tutwiler Hotel]] and took charge of the dining room at the [[Bangor Cave Club]].
 
* The [[Boswell Sisters]] moved their act to New York City.
 
* The [[Boswell Sisters]] moved their act to New York City.
 
* [[Johnny Mack Brown]] was given his first starring role in a western movie entitled ''Billy the Kid''.
 
* [[Johnny Mack Brown]] was given his first starring role in a western movie entitled ''Billy the Kid''.
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* [[February 9]]: [[Tom Ashford]], alderman and business owner
 
* [[February 9]]: [[Tom Ashford]], alderman and business owner
 
* [[August 15]]: [[Guy Tutwiler]], baseball player
 
* [[August 15]]: [[Guy Tutwiler]], baseball player
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* December: [[Joseph Bishop]], miner
 
* [[December 18]]: [[Robert Terrell]], banker
 
* [[December 18]]: [[Robert Terrell]], banker
 
* [[John Carmichael]], chancellor  
 
* [[John Carmichael]], chancellor  
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* [[Mary Gordon Duffee]], historian
 
* [[James Weatherly]], attorney and Birmingham City Commissioner
 
* [[James Weatherly]], attorney and Birmingham City Commissioner
 
* [[Harvey G. Woodward]], businessman
 
* [[Harvey G. Woodward]], businessman

Revision as of 08:38, 31 March 2011

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

Events

Business

Religion

Sports

Works

Buildings

Music

Individuals

Births

Graduations

Marriages

Deaths

Context

In 1930, the Great Depression continued.


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