July 1 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2013: Alabaster City Schools formally split from Shelby County Schools.
- 2010: Mamanoes Grocery Shop opened on 2nd Avenue North.
- 2010: Bus company founder Worcy Crawford died.
- 2009: John Katopodis was convicted on 97 counts of fraud.
- 2008: Businessman Kenneth Daniel died.
- 2007: A memorial concert for Topper Price was held at WorkPlay.
- 2007: Eastern Health System's three hospitals were renamed as St Vincent's (East, Blount, and St Clair).
- 2005: The U. S. Census estimate for Birmingham's population drops to 231,483.
- 2000: Birmingham Steeldogs 61 - Roanoke Steam 43 at Roanoke.
- 1996: The First Emperor: Treasures from Ancient China exhibit opened at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
- 1987: Vulcan Materials chairman Charles W. Ireland died.
- 1984: Birmingham Stallions 36 - Tampa Bay Bandits 17 in the first round of the USFL playoffs at Legion Field.
- 1982: John Igoe succeeded John McGonegle as pastor of St Anthony's Church in Ensley.
- 1970: The Homewood Board of Education assumed authority over Homewood City Schools.
- 1967: Air Force general and "Yea Alabama!" composer Epp Sykes died in Cocoa Beach, Florida.
- 1961: Track and field star Carl Lewis was born in Birmingham.
- 1959: Joseph Raya became an associate priest of the Madonna House Apostolate in Combermere, Ontario, Canada.
- 1949: Birmingham's first television station, WAFM TV, began broadcasting programs.
- 1939: The medical clinic at Slossfield Community Center opened.
- 1938: 6 miners were killed in the 1938 Praco No. 7 Mine collapse.
- 1925: The Central Park Family Theater on Bessemer Boulevard opened.
- 1920: Baseball player Paul Lehner was born in Dolomite.
- 1917: LSD researcher Humphry Osmond was born in Surrey, England.
- 1915: Statewide alcohol prohibition went into effect.
- 1913: Pro baseball player Wedo Martini was born in Birmingham.