August 24 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2012: North Tavern opened in Grayson Valley.
- 2009: Britling Cafeteria chain owner John Holcomb, Jr died.
- 2006: UAB dean William Bridgers died.
- 1999: Liberty Park Elementary School opened to students.
- 1983: Baseball player Alan Johnson was born.
- 1977: Country singer Happy Wilson died in Nashville, Tennessee.
- 1974: Professional angler Aaron Martens was born.
- 1968: Alabama State Senate Majority Leader Zeb Little was born in Cullman.
- 1964: Birmingham Baron Tommie Reynolds hit three home runs in a game against Asheville, tying a team record.
- 1964: Musician Oteil Burbridge was born.
- 1964: Racecar driver David Bonnett was born.
- 1930: Attorney and politician John Grenier was born in New Orleans.
- 1881: Fred McDuff, Birmingham Police Chief and Jefferson County Sheriff, was born in Birmingham.