February 24 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 1985: Birmingham Stallions defeated New Jersey 38-28.
- 1879: William Jemison married the former Eliska Leftwich in her home town of Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
 Births and deaths
- 2011: Educator Martha Gaskins died.
- 2007: Minister B. Davie Napier died.
- 2005: Architect George Gaunt died.
- 1999: Civil Rights activist Virginia Foster Durr died.
- 1998: Architect William Poole died.
- 1980: Birmingham Weekly editor Sam George was born.
- 1973: Miss America Heather Whitestone was born in Dothan.
- 1946: Governor Don Siegelman was born in Mobile.
- 1910: Athlete and businessman Fred Sington was born in Birmingham.
- 1905: Stuntman and writer John Weld was born in Birmingham.
- 1903: Surgeon William Elias B. Davis fell under a train and died.