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* [[January 5]]: Two people died in a [[2020 Folsom Field plane crash|plane crash]] at [[Cullman Regional Airport]].
 
* [[January 5]]: Two people died in a [[2020 Folsom Field plane crash|plane crash]] at [[Cullman Regional Airport]].
 
* [[January 21]]: The new [[I-20/59 downtown viaduct]] opened after a year of construction.
 
* [[January 21]]: The new [[I-20/59 downtown viaduct]] opened after a year of construction.
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* [[February 27]]: [[AL.com]] disabled its online comments section.
 
* [[April 1]]-[[April 3|3]]: [[Frontier Conference 2020]] was held at the [[Lyric Theatre]].
 
* [[April 1]]-[[April 3|3]]: [[Frontier Conference 2020]] was held at the [[Lyric Theatre]].
 
* [[July 11]]: The first [[Alabama Jazz Festival]] was held at [[Railroad Park]].
 
* [[July 11]]: The first [[Alabama Jazz Festival]] was held at [[Railroad Park]].

Revision as of 08:45, 25 February 2020

2020 is the 149th year after the founding of the City of Birmingham.

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The completed I-20/59 downtown viaduct on January 16, 2020. Photograph by Joe Songer.

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In 2020 the United Methodist Church split over acceptance of gay marriage. President Trump approved a drone strike that killed Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis at Baghdad International Airport. Massive bushfires spread across Australia. The 2020 Olympic Summer Games were held in Tokyo, Japan.

Notable deaths in 2020 included actors Robert Conrad and Kirk Douglas; basketball star Kobe Bryant; journalist Jim Lehrer; writers Roger Kahn, Charles Portis, and Elizabeth Wurtzel; Monty Python founder Terry Jones; musicians Neil Peart and Joseph Shabalala; and former NBA commissioner David Stern.

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