Revision as of 12:38, 22 June 2018 by Dystopos
June 22 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2017: Four people were injured by the 2017 Fairfield tornado.
- 2010: George Bowman won the special election for Jefferson County Commission District 1.
- 2008: Local Mug Shots began publishing its Birmingham-area edition.
- 2007: Hoover Gazette general manager John Junkin dismissed staff writer Hunter Ford for comments he had made about Hoover High School football coach Rush Propst on the Paul Finebaum radio call-in show.
- 2007: Art on the Rocks had a "77 Dances" theme and featured Mindy Smith.
- 2006: Preliminary plans for the Federal Reserve tower were revealed at a breakfast meeting of Operation New Birmingham.
- The 217th Presbyterian General Assembly concluded at the BJCC.
- 2002: The Woodlawn Infirmary building suffered severe damage in a two-alarm fire.
- 1993: Bishop of Birmingham Raymond Boland was appointed Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph.
- 1982: The Nick opened on 10th Avenue South.
- 1979: 20-year-old Bonita Carter was shot and killed by Birmingham police, sparking civil unrest and prompting massive changes in the department.
- 1970: Birmingham's public swimming pools reopened after nearly a year of being closed due to racial animosity.
- 1967: Writer Fred Bonnie married Susan Marchant.
- 1966: Officials announced the architectural competition to design the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center.
- 1910: The original location of Louis Saks Clothiers was heavily damaged by fire.
- 1957: NBA player Keith McCord was born in Birmingham.
- 1933: Auburn University president James E. Martin was born in Vinemont.
- 1885: Artist Martha Fort Anderson was born.
- 2009: Alabama Football Network founder Bert Bank died in Tuscaloosa.
- 1997: Real estate developer Everett Shepherd Jr died.
- 1979: Bonita Carter was shot and killed by Birmingham police.