1947 - Spencer Thomas Bachus III was born 28th of December in Birmingham.
1972 - Graduated from Auburn University, where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau social fraternity.
1983 - Elected to the Alabama Senate serving one term.
1987-1991 - Served as the 6th District's representative on the state board of education.
1991 - Became Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party.
1993 - Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Alabama's 6th Congressional District.
2005 - He made the news for alleging that comedian Bill Maher says "treasonous comments" on his show when delivering a joke about the Army's inability to hit its quota on new recruits.
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