April 30 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2012: Trussville's Mabe Power Equipment closed after 91 years in business.
- 1989: Shades Mountain Baptist Church held the first services in their new 3,500-seat worship center.
- 1977: Neil Diamond performed at the BJCC Coliseum.
- 1970: The Vestavia Hills Board of Education was established.
- 1961: Children's Hospital opened the doors to a new 4-story building on Southside.
- 1919: Elizabeth Price Jones married John Pearson.
- 1863: The Battle of Day's Gap, along with skirmishes at Crooked Creek and Hog Mountain, between the Union and Confederacy took place.
- 1949: 16th Street Baptist Church bombing victim Cynthia Wesley was born in Smithfield.
- 1940: Attorney Pat Moore was born in Pinson.
- 2017: Actress Boots Carroll died.
- 2017: Fairfield Fire Chief Kevin Sutton died.
- 2011: Judge Tennant Smallwood died.
- 2005: The Rev. Harold D. Long, former pastor of First Congregational Christian Church, died.
- 1968: The Hard Times guitarist Ron Parr was killed in action in the Vietnam War.
- 1919: Lieutenant Governor Henry Gray died.
- 1862: Joseph Stroup died in service to the Confederate Army at Atlanta.