July 28 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2011: Paramount yogurt shop opened in the Roden Block downtown.
- 2008: Willow was born at the Birmingham Zoo.
- 2007: The Steeldogs played the Cincinnati Jungle Kats at the BJCC.
- 1988: The current Dubba Dubba Twins, Erica and Monica Stacey of Centreville, were born.
- 1984: NFL linebacker DeMeco Ryans was born in Bessemer.
- 1977: NFL offensive tackle Chris Samuels was born in Mobile.
- 1953: Former Ku Klux Klan leader and "Stormfront" founder Don Black was born in Athens, Limestone County.
- 1949: Vida Blue was born.
- 1949: Three sticks of dynamite were thrown into the home of Milton Curry, Jr but did not explode.
- 1934: The National Balloon Race was postponed for 24 hours due to rain.
- 1924: Civil Rights activist Anne Braden was born in Louisville, Kentucky.
- 1909: The Brooklyn Superbas bought pitcher Eddie Dent's contract from the Winston-Salem Twins.
- 1890: Architect Harry Pembleton was born in Goshen, New York.
- 1886: Sanitation engineer and Mayor of Fairfield A. Clinton Decker was born in Prince Bay, New York.