- 2014: Surin & Company at Concord Center closed.
- 2008: OmegaCon at the Sheraton Birmingham began.
- 2008: A Navy plane crashed during a training flight in rural St Clair County, killing two Marines.
- 2007: The Birmingham Design Review Committee narrowly approved the request for a demolition permit for the Birmingham News building (1917).
- 1914: Barker School was destroyed by a fire in the boiler room.
- 1909: Highlands United Methodist Church held their first service in their new building on Five Points South.
- 1888: Rufus Rhodes published the first edition of The Evening News.
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- 2011: Former NYPD detective Butch Ridley died.
- 2010: Tuscaloosa Police Department bomb-sniffing dog Jessi died of a stroke.
- 1988: Wrestling manager Saul Weingeroff died in Nashville, Tennessee.
- 1950: Radio DJ Rick Dees was born in Jacksonville, Florida.
- 1942: Educator Melva Langford was born.
- 1942: Former Governor of Alabama Bibb Graves died in Sarasota, Florida
- 1942: Former Jefferson County Sheriff E. L. Higdon died in Tuscaloosa.
- 1932: Guitarist Johnny Mack Gore was born in Chilton County.
- 1882: Music teacher Frank Pfaffenschlaeger died.