April 9 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2014: The 2014 Birmingham Barons held their home opener against Jacksonville at Regions Field.
- 2012: Concert Care was launched at Innovation Depot.
- 2006: Montgomery's Blue Light Specials performed in the Phelan Park Music Series.
- 2005: San Diego Riptide 58 - Birmingham Steeldogs 57 at the BJCC.
- 2001: Tim Hummel tied a Birmingham Barons record with 3 triples in a game against Greenville.
- 1996: Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Woodward took office.
- 1942: US Army Air Corpsman Kenneth Farmer was taken prisoner by Japanese troops.
- 1888: Ensley Furnace No. 4 was blown in.
- 1865: The Civil War ended with Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse.
Births and deaths
- 2006: ASHOF inductee Billy Hitchcock died in Opelika.
- 2002: Gospel singer Dorothy Love Coates died of heart failure in Birmingham.
- 1985: MLB pitcher David Robertson was born in Birmingham.
- 1966: Auburn Tigers lineman and coach Tracy Rocker was born in Atlanta.
- 1943: Federal judge U. W. Clemon was born in Fairfield.
- 1943: New Jersey Assemblywoman Cleopatra Tucker was born in Birmingham.
- 1942: United States Representative Earl Hilliard was born in Birmingham.
- 1906: Physician Laura E. Burton was killed by her ex-husband, Allen Burton at her home.
- 1905: Nurse Ida Moffett was born in Toadvine.