Revision as of 06:30, 12 July 2019 by Dystopos
July 11 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2019: The DC BLOX Birmingham Data Center opened on 6th Street South.
- 2007: Former Governor Don Siegelman, convicted on bribery charges, was transferred from Atlanta to the Oakdale Correctional Complex in central Louisiana.
- 2005: VJ's on the Runway re-opened in its current location near the Birmingham International Airport
- 2000: Charles D. Hart was elected as the first mayor of Clay.
- 1971: Black Sabbath headlined a concert at Municipal Auditorium.
- 1919: Britling Cafeteria had a grand opening at its flagship 1st Avenue North location.
- 1904: By order of producer Mabel Whitman, the Jefferson Theatre agreed to open its dress circle and parquet seats to African-American patrons for performances of the Whitman Sisters' New Orleans Troubadours on July 23.
- 1884: Third Presbyterian Church was organized.
- 1979: Minister David Platt was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
- 1956: Actress Sela Ward was born.
- 1952: Novelist Robert McCammon was born.
- 1950: UAB scientist and astronaut Larry DeLucas was born.
- 1940: Former Crimson Tide quarterback Pat Trammell was born in Scottsboro.
- 1897: Birmingham Commissioner of Public Safety Bull Connor was born in Selma.
- 2012: Business owner Leonard Slick died.
- 2010: White tiger Moti died at the Birmingham Zoo.
- 2009: Author Paul Hemphill died in Atlanta.
- 2007: Photographer Marshal Hagler died in Tuscaloosa.
- 1923: Merchant, weather reporter and Birmingham Board of Education president Ben Jacobs died.
- 1920: Former Birmingham Police Chief Martin Eagan died.
- 1901: John B. Webb, owner of the Webb Saloon, died.