July 7 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2007: Alan Hunter and Elizabeth Bradley were married at First Methodist Church.
- 1998: The MAPS infomercial was broadcast simultaneously by every local TV station.
- 1978: Ted Nugent and Black Oak Arkansas performed at the BJCC Coliseum.
- 1977: Double "LL" Bar-B-Q, open since 1950, was incorporated.
- 1964: Over 90% of those eligible voted to incorporate Pelham as a city, passing 121-20.
- 1936: Helen Davis became the first female registered architect in Alabama.
- 1980: 2005 Miss America winner Diedre Downs was born.
- 1978: UAB Blazers basketball player and coach Torrey Ward was born in Greene County.
- 1970: Artist and comedian Christopher Davis was born in Birmingham.
- 1955: Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey was born.
- 1947: Observed birthday of Mona the elephant.
- 1924: Pro basketball and baseball player Johnny Simmons was born in Birmingham.
- 1915: Writer and poet Margaret Walker was born in Birmingham.
- 2010: The Birmingham Zoo's giraffe Mara died.
- 2008: Hueytown High School choir director Chick Allen was found murdered in his Bessemer home.
- 2007: Educator and activist Steve Orel died in Birmingham.