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* [[March 21]]: Quarterback [[Greg McElroy]] retired from the National Football League.
* [[March 21]]: Quarterback [[Greg McElroy]] retired from the National Football League.
* [[December 31]]: [[UAB Graduate School]] dean [[Bryan Noe]] retired.
* [[December 31]]: [[UAB Graduate School]] dean [[Bryan Noe]] retired.
* December 31: [[Hoover City Schools]] superintendent [[Andy Craig]] resigned to become an administrator for the [[Alabama Department of Education]].
* December 31: Special Agent in Charge [[Richard Schwein]] retired from the [[FBI Birmingham Field Office]].

Revision as of 14:41, 12 January 2015

The Dalai Lama with William Bell during his 2014 visit

2014 was the 143rd year after the founding of the City of Birmingham.








A placard opposing the planned termination of the UAB Blazers football team.







See also List of Birmingham homicides in 2014 and List of homicides in 2014




See Also


In 2014, the Winter Olympics were held in Sochi, Russia. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 airliner en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, disappeared with 239 people on board. Russia formally annexed Crimea over international objections. An Ebola virus epidemic began in West Africa. An estimated 276 girls and women were abducted and held hostage from a school in Nigeria. The Catholic Church simultaneously canonized Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in eastern Ukraine after being shot down by a missile, killing all 298 people on board. The Rosetta spacecraft's Philae probe successfully landed on Comet 67P, the first time in history that a spacecraft has landed on such an object. Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 crashed in the Java Sea off the coast of Borneo, killing all 162 aboard.

Notable deaths in 2014 included former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, musician Pete Seeger, actress and diplomat Shirley Temple, actor Sid Caesar, pastor Fred Phelps, actor Mickey Rooney (ex-husband of B. J. Baker), wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, artist H. R. Giger, actor James Garner, actor and comedian Robin Williams, actress Lauren Bacall, comedian and actress Joan Rivers, video game pioneer Ralph H. Baer, and singer Joe Cocker.

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