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* During the summer, several downtown theaters closed, including the [[Empire Theatre|Empire]], [[Galax Theatre|Galax]], and [[Lyric Theatre|Lyric]], unable to reach an agreement with union workers.
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* During the summer, several downtown theaters closed, including the [[Empire Theatre|Empire]], [[Galax Theatre|Galax]], and [[Lyric Theatre|Lyric]], unable to reach an agreement with union workers. When many of them reopened with non-union workers in the fall, they were targeted in a "terror campaign" involving stink bombs, tear gas and large snakes.
 
* [[Houston Brice Sr]] founded the [[Brice Building Company]].
 
* [[Houston Brice Sr]] founded the [[Brice Building Company]].
 
* [[Torme's Associated Foods]] opened.
 
* [[Torme's Associated Foods]] opened.

Revision as of 19:23, 1 March 2020

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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