August 6 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2007: The Lipscomb City Coalition was organized.
- 2005: The second-annual Southern Heritage Festival opened at Kelly Ingram Park.
- 1976: Railroad Park director Camille Spratling was born in Birmingham.
- 1971: Bobby Allison won the Myers Brothers 250 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
- 1968: Alabama running back Siran Stacy was born in Geneva (Geneva County).
- 1903: Virginia Foster Durr was born in Birmingham.
- 1887: The Magic City Guards were formally disbanded.
- 1876: Inventor Miller Reese Hutchison was born in Baldwin County.