August 10 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2008: ShotSpotter detected its first homicide.
- 2006: The Birmingham News moved into its new building.
- 2002: Steeldogs 53 - Tulsa Talons 34 in the 2nd round of the af2 playoffs.
- 1983: Wanda Jones was abducted from the Baby Doe's Matchless Mine parking lot.
- 1964: The Coosa River north of Logan Martin Dam was impounded to become Lake Logan Martin.
- 1963: St James United Methodist Church in Warrior was firebombed.
 Births and deaths
- 1974: Loretta Nall, former Libertarian candidate for Governor of Alabama, was born.
- 1973: Radio personality Supreme was born in Detroit.
- 1971: Auburn Tigers men's basketball coach Tony Barbee was born in Indiana.
- 1949: dispatcher Ron McGuffie was born.
- 1948: Blues singer Lucille Bogan died in Los Angeles, California.
- 1939: Former Mayor of Homewood Jim Atkinson was born.
- 1928: Birmingham Mayor David Vann was born in Randolph County.
- 1928: Legion Field announcer Simpson Pepper was born.
- 1922: Mattie Sloss, second wife of James Sloss, died.
- 1897: Baseball player Frank Welch was born.
- 1885: Baseball player, coach and businessman B. L. Noojin was born in Attalla.