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Sister Schubert - queen of the hot dinner rolls and philanthropist. From Luverne, Alabama.

Sister Schubert is on her way to visit Fairhope during the Arts and Crafts Festival.

Biography: Luther Leonidas Hill born January 22, 1862 - photograph - http://alabamapioneers.com/biography-luther-leonidas-hill-born-1862/

Biography: Luther Leonidas Hill born January 22, 1862 - photograph - http://alabamapioneers.com/biography-luther-leonidas-hill-born-1862/

Dr, Deidre Downs Gunn: Miss Alabama, Miss America, and now Doctor Gunn. Samford University graduate.

Dr, Deidre Downs Gunn: Miss Alabama, Miss America, and now Doctor Gunn.

Hugo Black

Hugo Black - UA alum, US Senator, and Supreme Court Justice.serving from 1937 to He resigned from the Court just 3 days prior to his death. He was born and raised in Ashland. (shout out!

Dixie Bibb Graves. Alabama first female senator, gave the first speech in the US Senate delivered by a woman.

Alabama first female senator, gave the first speech in the US Senate delivered by a woman.

May 28, 1951: Batting for the New York Giants against the Boston Braves, Alabama native Willie Mays gets his first hit in the Major Leagues--a home run. Born near Birmingham, the "Say Hey Kid" went on to be named National League Rookie of the Year and hit 660 homers in a legendary Hall of Fame career.

SAY HEY! Happy 81st Birthday Willie Mays!!

On May 1958 Wille Mays had two homers, two triples and a single for four RBIs, as his Giants beat the Dodgers teammate Daryl Spencer added two homers, two triples and a double of his own.

Harvey Glance was born March 28, 1957 in Phenix City, Alabama. The greatest sprinter in Auburn history. A three-time Olympian and 1976 gold medal winner. Some of his accomplishments are: 1976-Olympic Gold Medalist; NCAA Champion-60 yards, 100 meters, 200 meters; World Record Holder-100 meters. 1977-SEC Champion-60 yards, 100 meters, 200 meters; NCAA Champion-100 meters. 1978- SEC Champion 60 yards, 100 meters, 200 meters. 1979- Pan Am Games Gold Medalist 100 meters, 4x100 Relay. 1980…

Harvey Glance was born March 28, 1957 in Phenix City, Alabama. The greatest sprinter in Auburn history. A three-time Olympian and 1976 gold medal winner. Some of his accomplishments are: 1976-Olympic Gold Medalist; NCAA Champion-60 yards, 100 meters, 200 meters; World Record Holder-100 meters. 1977-SEC Champion-60 yards, 100 meters, 200 meters; NCAA Champion-100 meters. 1978- SEC Champion 60 yards, 100 meters, 200 meters. 1979- Pan Am Games Gold Medalist 100 meters, 4x100 Relay. 1980…

November 29, 1902: The New York Medical Record publishes an account of Dr. Luther Leonidas Hill, prominent Alabama physician, performing the first open heart surgery in the western hemisphere when he sutured a knife wound in a young boy’s heart. Dr. Hill was the father of Alabama politician and U.S. senator Lister Hill.

November 29, 1902: The New York Medical Record publishes an account of Dr. Luther Leonidas Hill, prominent Alabama physician, performing the first open heart surgery in the western hemisphere when he sutured a knife wound in a young boy’s heart. Dr. Hill was the father of Alabama politician and U.S. senator Lister Hill.

Bobby Bowden, Head Coach of Florida State University and Alabama Native  LOVE him!  http://www.fairhopesupply.com

Nothing like good Saturday night football with the FSU Seminocles! Just missing Bobby, dadgummit.Jimbo - game on, buddy, let's bring it all back to Tally next year!

October 9, 1908: Two-term Alabama governor James “Big Jim” Folsom is born in Coffee County. Folsom, known for farm-to-market road paving and other programs to benefit Alabama’s common folk, served as governor from 1947-1951 and 1955-1959.

October Two-term Alabama governor James “Big Jim” Folsom is born in Coffee County. Folsom, known for farm-to-market road paving and other programs to benefit Alabama’s common folk, served as governor from and

The Sledge brothers, Eugene Sledge (left) and Lt. E.S. Sledge in Mobile, Alabama.

The Sledge brothers, Eugene Sledge (left) and Lt. Sledge in Mobile, Alabama. Eugene wrote "Fighting with the Old Breed" - the finest first person account of island warfare.

Lurleen B. Wallace, Alabama's first, and only female Governor. Her husband, former governor George Wallace, was ineligible for reelection due to term limits so he served as her "chief advisor." Her most notable independent action as governor was an attempt to increase appropriations for the Bryce Hospital and the Partlow State School. She also obtained a large funding increase for Alabama state parks. She is the only female governor in U.S. history to have died in office.

Lurleen B. Wallace, Alabama's first, and only female Governor. Her husband, former governor George Wallace, was ineligible for reelection due to term limits so he served as her "chief advisor." Her most notable independent action as governor was an attempt to increase appropriations for the Bryce Hospital and the Partlow State School. She also obtained a large funding increase for Alabama state parks. She is the only female governor in U.S. history to have died in office.

Fred Thompson, Sheffield, Alabama

Star Fell on Alabama.Fred Thompson - Born in Sheffield, Alabama