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March 15 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2016: Real and Rosemary opened in downtown Homewood.
- 2006: Bhamwiki was launched.
- 1969: The Eternal Flame of Freedom was dedicated in Linn Park.
- 1966: Sandy Posey recorded "Born a Woman", her first hit single.
- 1959: The Birmingham Genealogical Society was first organized.
- 1954: "Cousin Cliff" Holman's "Tip-Top Clubhouse" debuted on WABT-TV.
- 1891: Trinity Methodist Church (Southside) dedicated its first church building.
- 1942: Basketball coach, banker and businessman Jimmy Taylor was born.
- 1928: Politician and attorney Demetrius Newton was born in Fairfield.
- 1890: Baseball player Dizzy Dismukes was born in Birmingham.
- 1857: Newspaper editor and historian George Cruikshank was born in Kentucky.
- 2017: Former Warrior mayor Rena Hudson died from a heart attack.
- 2013: Glass artist Cam Langley died of cancer.
- 2013: Rockabilly pioneer Hardrock Gunter died from pneumonia.
- 2010: The body of Major Bashinsky was found in a pond at the Highland Park Golf Course.
- 2008: Retired Federal judge Sam Pointer Jr died.
- 2008: Holocaust survivor Henry Aizenman died in Birmingham.
- 1992: Radio deejay Jim Taber died.
- 1929: Boogie-Woogie pianist Pinetop Smith was shot to death in Chicago, Illinois.