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* January 19: [[Hugh Merrill]] succeeded [[William C. Davis]] as [[Lieutenant Governor of Alabama]].
 
* January 19: [[Hugh Merrill]] succeeded [[William C. Davis]] as [[Lieutenant Governor of Alabama]].
 
* January 19: [[James Hawkins]] succeeded [[W. O. Downs]] as [[Jefferson County Sheriff]].
 
* January 19: [[James Hawkins]] succeeded [[W. O. Downs]] as [[Jefferson County Sheriff]].
* [[March 4]]: [[John H. Bankhead, II]] began serving in the U.S. Senate.
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* [[March 4]]: [[John H. Bankhead II]] began serving in the U.S. Senate.
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* [[March 5]]: [[Samuel Peck]] was made the first official Poet Laureate of Alabama.
 
* [[Cooper Green]] was elected to the [[Alabama State House of Representatives]].
 
* [[Cooper Green]] was elected to the [[Alabama State House of Representatives]].
 
* [[Charles Kennamer]] was appointed to the [[United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama]].
 
* [[Charles Kennamer]] was appointed to the [[United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama]].

Revision as of 10:33, 4 April 2018

1931 was the 60th year after the founding of the City of Birmingham.

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  • Roderick MacKenzie completed the fresco murals in the rotunda of the Alabama State Capitol.

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The year 1931 saw The Star-Spangled Banner adopted as the United States National anthem. Nevada legalized gambling. The Scottsboro Boys were arrested for rape, tried, and initially sentenced to death. The Empire State Building in New York City was completed. The Geneva Convention rules regarding treatment of prisoners went into effect. Comic strip detective Dick Tracy debuted. Al Capone was sentenced for tax evasion. The George Washington Bridge in New York City opened. The Chinese Soviet Republic was proclaimed by Mao Zedong.


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