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* [[February 11]]: [[William Weir]], former [[Birmingham Police Department|Birmingham Chief of Police]]  
 
* [[February 11]]: [[William Weir]], former [[Birmingham Police Department|Birmingham Chief of Police]]  
 
* [[May 23]]: [[W. W. Rose]], architect and former mayor of Kansas City, Kansas
 
* [[May 23]]: [[W. W. Rose]], architect and former mayor of Kansas City, Kansas
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* [[July 29]]: [[William Graves]], attorney and real estate developer
 
* [[August 4]]: [[Jennie Wood]] and [[Augusta Williams]] [[Wood/Williams murders|died after being shot during an outing]] on [[Leeds Highway]].
 
* [[August 4]]: [[Jennie Wood]] and [[Augusta Williams]] [[Wood/Williams murders|died after being shot during an outing]] on [[Leeds Highway]].
 
* [[November 27]]: [[Sumter Bethea]], real estate broker
 
* [[November 27]]: [[Sumter Bethea]], real estate broker

Revision as of 10:57, 14 February 2019

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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<< 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 >>
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