May 29 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2009: Lutheran pastor Charles Wagner died.
- 2009: Eric "Butterbean" Esch won a Pro Wrestling Syndicate Heavyweight Championship.
- 2008: The Slossfield Community Center was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 2004: Birmingham Steeldogs 36 - Tennessee Valley Vipers 30 in overtime at the BJCC Arena.
- 1982: Alabama Magic 37 - Jacksonville Sunbirds 32 in their debut at Legion Field.
- 1980: Loveman's department store closed its downtown flagship.
- 1967: Final entries for the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center architectural competition were judged.
- 1965: Former Governor of Alabama Gordon Persons died following a massive stroke.
- 1956: Actor and radio personality Dominick Brascia was born.
- 1952: St Louis & San Francisco Railway Engine No. 4018 was donated to the City of Birmingham for display at the Alabama State Fairgrounds.
- 1952: A morning fire at Armour Company's stockyards sent hundreds of injured cattle and hogs running through the streets of North Birmingham and downtown.
- 1931: Baseball player John Baumgartner was born in Birmingham.
- 1925: UAB doctor Basil Hirschowitz was born.
- 1916: Librarian, historian, and author Virginia Pounds Brown was born in Birmingham.
- 1901: Andrew Beard was granted U. S. Patent No. 675,346 for an improved automatic car-coupling.
- 1839: Jefferson County Sheriff Abner Killough married Angelina Lacey.
- 1817: Minister Walter Drennen was born.