April 10 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2002: Perspectives 7: Stephen Hendee opened at the Birmingham Museum of Art, curated by David Moos.
- 1965: Pizitz of Tuscaloosa announced a new store would be constructed in Alberta City.
- 1957: George Dickerson's home was destroyed by a bomb.
- 1956: Kenneth Adams, E. L. Vinson & Willis Vinson assaulted singer Nat King Cole on stage during a performance at Municipal Auditorium.
- 1949: Nine-year-old Phyllis Dean Carver was abducted outside the Ensley Theatre, raped, and murdered.
- 1865: Alabama was made a military district of the United States.
- 1957: Attorney and author Robert Leslie Palmer was born in California.
- 1956: Frank Matthews was born in Ohio.
- 1932: Pro football player George Atkins was born in Birmingham.
- 1921: Bob Sykes BBQ founder Maxine Sykes was born.
- 1916: Wahouma Building Supply founder Ed Sprague was born in Ensley.
- 1911: Educator Martha Gaskins was born in Oklahoma.
- 1859: Carpenter Dolphus Shields was born on a Georgia plantation.
- 2011: Former Alabama Crimson Tide football assistant Homer Smith died in Tuscaloosa.
- 2010: Business college founder Norman Albright died in Decatur.
- 2008: Architect Helen Davis died in Birmingham.
- 1994: Southern Company CEO Alvin Vogtle died in Conyers, Georgia.
- 1961: Architect Harry Pembleton died.
- 1949: Phyllis Dean Carver was murdered.
- 2013: The Birmingham Barons opened Regions Field with a game against the Mississippi Braves.
- 2004: Birmingham Steeldogs 44, Memphis Xplorers 21
- 1994: Michael Jordan got his first hit as a Birmingham Baron, singling off Knoxville's Joe Ganote in his 8th at bat.
- 1983: Chicago Blitz 22, Birmingham Stallions 11