July 6 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2016: The Birmingham City Council approved changing the name of a two-block section of 1st Avenue South adjacent to Regions Field to Willie Mays Drive.
- 2011: Connie Rowe began her term as chief of the Jasper Police Department.
- 2009: FM 105.5 switched from "The Vulcan" (modern rock format) to WERC-FM, talk radio.
- 2007: Antique shop and art gallery What's on 2nd celebrated its grand opening.
- 2004: Skybucket Records released The One Night Record Project album.
- 1976: Vulcan was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1907: Six Nashville players were charged with obstructing an Elyton town marshall and fined a total of $21 after a game against the 1907 Barons.
- 1895: Fred Grambs led his Grambs Military Band in a concert for 2,000 listeners at Capitol Park.
- 1886: The East Lake Land Company was organized by James Van Hoose, Robert Jemison Sr and Rufus Hagood.
- 2001: Cellist and public speaker Malik Kofi was born.
- 1964: Olympic 400-meter sprinter Lillie Leatherwood was born in Ralph.
- 1963: Jefferson County Commission member Shelia Smoot was born in Flint, Michigan.