July 27 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2019: The first Birmingham Freedom Fest was held at Kelly Ingram Park.
- 2008: Reg's Coffee House moved to WWMM-FM.
- 2007: Lipscomb mayor Simon Speights resigned.
- 2006: Deborah Thomas was named "Officer of the Year" by the Exchange Club of Birmingham.
- 2004: Little Red Rocket's "Wait in a Line"/"The Book of Love" single was released.
- 1996: Eric Robert Rudolph bombed the Centennial Olympic Park during the Olympic Games in Atlanta.
- 1967: The Green Springs Shopping Center opened for business.
- 1986: NBA forward DeMarre Carroll was born in Birmingham.
- 1929: Architect William Poole was born in Leeds.
- 2012: Actor R. G. Armstrong died at home in Studio City, California.
- 1984: Minister C. L. Franklin died in Detroit, Michigan.
- 1939: Associate superintendent of Birmingham City Schools Charles A. Brown died.