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==Events==
 
==Events==
* January: [[Jefferson State Community College]]'s Shelby Campus opened.
 
* February: The [[Southside Giant Puppet Workshop]] closed down.
 
 
* [[March 12]]-[[March 14|14]]: [[Blizzard of 1993]]
 
* [[March 12]]-[[March 14|14]]: [[Blizzard of 1993]]
* [[April 22]]: [[Guy Hunt]] resigned as Alabama's governor after a criminal conviction of misuse of campaign funds.
 
* April 22: [[Jim Folsom, Jr]] was appointed as governor of Alabama.
 
* [[May 8]]: [[Agnes]] gallery opened on the ground floor of the [[Dulion Apartments]] building in [[Five Points South]].
 
 
* [[June 15]]: A [[Bruno (bear)|wild black bear]] was captured in [[Smithfield]].
 
* [[June 15]]: A [[Bruno (bear)|wild black bear]] was captured in [[Smithfield]].
* [[June 25]]: The [[Storm Orphans]] played their farewell show at [[The End Zone]] in [[Tuscaloosa]].
 
 
* [[July 31]]: Twins [[Jennifer Ivey|Jennifer]] and [[Rachel Hood|Rachel Vacca]] were found starved and shackled in a house in [[Roebuck Gardens]].
 
* [[July 31]]: Twins [[Jennifer Ivey|Jennifer]] and [[Rachel Hood|Rachel Vacca]] were found starved and shackled in a house in [[Roebuck Gardens]].
* August: The inaugural [[Birmingham Heritage Festival]] was held.
 
 
* [[October 20]]: Birmingham Airport was officially renamed as the [[Birmingham International Airport]].
 
* [[October 20]]: Birmingham Airport was officially renamed as the [[Birmingham International Airport]].
* [[December 1]]: Nirvana headlined a show with The Breeders and Come at [[Boutwell Auditorium]].
 
* [[December 31]]: The final "[[Country Boy Eddie Show]]" aired on [[WBRC-TV]].
 
* [[Paul Finebaum]]'s "[[The Paul Finebaum Show]]" started on [[WERC-AM]] radio.
 
* The [[Alabama Theatre]] was designated as the "official state historic theatre."
 
* [[Heather Whitestone]] finished as first runner-up in the Miss Alabama Pageant.
 
* [[Charles A. McCallum]] retired as [[UAB]]'s president.
 
* [[J. Claude Bennett]] was appointed as [[UAB]]'s president.
 
 
* [[Condoleezza Rice]] was appointed Provost of Stanford University.
 
* [[Condoleezza Rice]] was appointed Provost of Stanford University.
* The [[Birmingham Festival of Arts]] Salute to Switzerland
 
* [[Paul Bailey]] was awarded an honorary doctorate by [[Birmingham-Southern College]].
 
* The [[Lyric Theatre]] was donated to [[Birmingham Landmarks]].
 
 
* The FBI released investigative materials relating to the [[1963 church bombing|1963 bombing]] of [[16th Street Baptist Church]].
 
* The FBI released investigative materials relating to the [[1963 church bombing|1963 bombing]] of [[16th Street Baptist Church]].
* [[McCoy United Methodist Church]] disbanded.
 
* The [[North Alabama United Methodist Conference]] recognized the [[Church of the Reconciler]].
 
 
* [[Rocky Rawlins]] founded the [[American BBS Association]] in [[Birmingham]].
 
* [[Rocky Rawlins]] founded the [[American BBS Association]] in [[Birmingham]].
* [[N. E. Miles Jewish Day School]] moved to its present location at the [[Levite Jewish Community Center]] on [[Montclair Road]].
 
  
 
===Arts===
 
===Arts===
 
* [[January 10]]: The [[Magic City Blues Society]] was incorporated.
 
* [[January 10]]: The [[Magic City Blues Society]] was incorporated.
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* February: The [[Southside Giant Puppet Workshop]] closed down.
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* [[May 8]]: [[Agnes]] gallery opened on the ground floor of the [[Dulion Apartments]] building in [[Five Points South]].
 
* [[June 16]]: Groundbreaking for the [[Alys Stephens Center]] was held.
 
* [[June 16]]: Groundbreaking for the [[Alys Stephens Center]] was held.
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* [[June 25]]: The [[Storm Orphans]] played their farewell show at [[The End Zone]] in [[Tuscaloosa]].
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* August: The inaugural [[Birmingham Heritage Festival]] was held.
 +
* [[December 1]]: Nirvana headlined a show with The Breeders and Come at [[Boutwell Auditorium]].
 +
* [[December 31]]: The final "[[Country Boy Eddie Show]]" aired on [[WBRC-TV]].
 +
* [[Heather Whitestone]] finished as first runner-up in the Miss Alabama Pageant.
 +
* [[Paul Finebaum]]'s "[[The Paul Finebaum Show]]" started on [[WERC-AM]] radio.
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* The [[Alabama Theatre]] was designated as the "official state historic theatre."
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* The [[Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame]] opened at the [[Carver Theater]].
 
* The [[Alabama Symphony Orchestra]] declared bankruptcy.
 
* The [[Alabama Symphony Orchestra]] declared bankruptcy.
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* The [[Lyric Theatre]] was donated to [[Birmingham Landmarks]].
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* The [[Birmingham Festival of Arts]] Salute to Switzerland
 
* [[Charles Ghigna]]'s poem "Returning to Earth" was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
 
* [[Charles Ghigna]]'s poem "Returning to Earth" was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
  
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* [[Yankee Pizzeria]] was opened.
 
* [[Yankee Pizzeria]] was opened.
 
* [[Golden Temple|Golden Temple Natural Grocery and Cafe]] in [[Five Points South]] expanded.
 
* [[Golden Temple|Golden Temple Natural Grocery and Cafe]] in [[Five Points South]] expanded.
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===Government===
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* [[April 22]]: [[Guy Hunt]] resigned as Alabama's governor after a criminal conviction of misuse of campaign funds.
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* April 22: [[Jim Folsom Jr]] was appointed as governor of Alabama.
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===Education===
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* January: [[Jefferson State Community College]]'s Shelby Campus opened.
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* [[Charles A. McCallum]] retired as [[UAB]]'s president.
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* [[J. Claude Bennett]] was appointed as [[UAB]]'s president.
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* [[Paul Bailey]] was awarded an honorary doctorate by [[Birmingham-Southern College]].
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* [[N. E. Miles Jewish Day School]] moved to its present location at the [[Levite Jewish Community Center]] on [[Montclair Road]].
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===Religion===
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* [[McCoy United Methodist Church]] disbanded.
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* The [[North Alabama United Methodist Conference]] recognized the [[Church of the Reconciler]].
  
 
===Sports===
 
===Sports===

Revision as of 07:34, 7 February 2020

1993 was the 122nd year after the founding of the City of Birmingham.

Events

Arts

Business

Government

  • April 22: Guy Hunt resigned as Alabama's governor after a criminal conviction of misuse of campaign funds.
  • April 22: Jim Folsom Jr was appointed as governor of Alabama.

Education

Religion

Sports

Works

Buildings

Music

Individuals

Births

Awards

Graduations

Deaths

See also List of homicides in 1993

See Also

1990s
<< 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 >>
Births - Deaths - Establishments - Events - Works