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Robert Chambliss placed a bomb underneath the steps of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church.
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on Nov 9, 2010
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Judge delays Cherry trial, citing defendant's medical problems, but refuses to dismiss charges against either man.
Blanton and Cherry surrender on murder indictments returned by grand jury in Birmingham.
Cherry arrested on charges he molested a former stepdaughter 29 years earlier. He is later extradited to Alabama.
Jury selection to begin in case against Blanton.
Federal grand jury in Alabama begins hearing evidence.
Chambliss convicted on a state murder charge and sentenced to life in prison.
FBI closes its investigation without filing charges.
Day of Sorrow and Shame in Birmingham, Alabama, the world's chief city of unsolved racial bombings.
Dynamite bomb explodes outside Sunday services at Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, killing 11-year-old Denise McNair and 14-year-olds Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson and Addie Mae Collins, and injuring 20 others.