December 28 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2001: Yester Ceramic Laboratory was dissolved.
- 1995: The Roma Country Club in Homewood was dissolved.
- 1980: Blessed Sacrament Academy was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1897: Victor Hanson married Weenona White in Uniontown, Perry County.
- 1886: Enoch Ensley sold the Pratt Coal and Iron Company to the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company.
- 1989: High school football star Marcus Jemison was born.
- 1979: Actor André Holland was born in Bessemer.
- 1974: Blacksmith Lee McKee was born.
- 1961: Former Auburn Tigers football coach Gene Chizik was born.
- 1958: Pinson businessman Phil Sims was born.
- 1950: Former U.S. Ambassador Margaret Tutwiler was born in Birmingham.
- 1949: Outdoors writer Harry Middleton was born in Frankfurt, Germany.
- 1946: Golfer Hubert Green was born in Birmingham.
- 1884: Civil engineer and building contractor Ralph Smallwood was born in Wauscon, Ohio.
- 1857: Physician and co-founder of Children's Hospital Thomas Duke Parke was born.
- 1833: Confederate officer and U.S. Representative Charles Shelley was born in Sullivan County, Tennessee.
- 2020: Former Birmingham Police officer Randall Smith
- 2012: Cancer researcher Seng-jaw Soong died.
- 2012: Former deejay Jon "Rock N' Roll" Anthony died in Brandon, Florida.
- 1970: Avondale Elementary School principal Preuit Holland Sr died in Birmingham.
- 1910: Real estate executive James Going died from a stroke in Birmingham.
- 2006: Alabama lost 34-31 to Oklahoma State University in the Independence Bowl.
- 1990: North Carolina State defeated Brett Favre's Southern Mississippi 31-27 in the last All-American Bowl at Legion Field.
- 1959: Mike Clancy defeated Jackie Fargo to win the NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Title.