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5 Fun Facts About November 22 In Alabama History

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1. In 1875, the first official football game in Alabama was played on November 22 between the University of Alabama and the Birmingham Athletic Club in Birmingham. Alabama won the game 56-0.

2. On November 22, 1915, the state of Alabama officially adopted the state flag that is still in use today. The flag features a red St. Andrew's cross on a white background, with a red field bearing a white disc in the center containing a crimson-colored saltire cross.

3. One of the deadliest tornado outbreaks in Alabama history occurred on November 22, 1992. At least 26 tornadoes touched down across the state, killing 26 people and causing over $150 million in damage.

4. On November 22, 1963, former Alabama Governor George Wallace was in Dallas, Texas, for a political rally when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Wallace famously clashed with the Kennedy administration over civil rights issues during his term as governor.

5. The Montgomery Bus Boycott, a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement, began on November 22, 1955, when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery city bus. Her subsequent trial and appeal led to a boycott of the city's buses that lasted over a year and helped to inspire similar protests across the country.
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