August 10 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2014: The 2014 Southern Christian Leadership Conference National Convention opened in Birmingham.
- 2008: ShotSpotter detected its first homicide.
- 2006: The Birmingham News moved into its new building.
- 1986: Carol Robinson and Greg Garrison began their careers at The Birmingham News
- 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.
- 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: Jefferson County Sheriff's Department dispatcher Ron McGuffie was born.
- 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.
- 1897: Baseball player Frank Welch was born.
- 1892: Restaurateur George Salem Sr was born in Ramallah, Palestine.
- 1885: Baseball player, coach and businessman B. L. Noojin was born in Attalla.
- 2016: Anti-government activist Mike Vanderboegh died in Pinson.
- 1948: Blues singer Lucille Bogan died in Los Angeles, California.
- 1922: Mattie Sloss, second wife of James Sloss, died.
- 1846: Revolutionary War veteran Goldsmith Hewitt, Sr died in Jefferson County.