August 29 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2013: Chris McNair was released from federal prison.
- 2008: Regions acquired deposits and assets from the failed Alpharetta, Georgia-based Integrity Bank.
- 2006: Silvertron Cafe was reopened.
- 2003: The innaugural Writer's Block graffiti exposition was held at Sloss Furnaces.
- 1970: Operation New Birmingham announced the Birmingham Green project to beautify 20th Street North.
- 1964: Vaughan-Weil's second location at Five Points West opened.
- 1957: The U.S. Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1957.
- 1994: Birmingham Zoo's white tiger Moti was born in Ohio.
- 1975: Publisher André Natta was born.
- 1937: Gastroenterologist Robert Slaughter was born in Haleyville.
- 1924: Blues singer Dinah Washington was born in Tuscaloosa.
- 2015: Monumental Contracting Services founder William Robertson Jr was killed while bicycling in Blount County.
- 1997: Jefferson County Sheriff Mel Bailey died.
- 1971: Author and activist Emma Gelders Sterne died in San Jose, California.
- 1865: Former state representative Lemuel McMillion died in Jefferson County.
- 2009: Birmingham Wildfire defeated Georgia Crush 31-0 in Macon, Georgia.
- 2009: Alabama Warriors defeated Northwest Florida Falcons 42-20 in the first round of the Premier Football League championships at Mortimer Jordan High School in Morris.
- 2009: Miles College defeated Lane College 35-18 in Fairfield.