May 9 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2003: Widespread Panic played the first of two nights at the future Railroad Reservation Park site.
- 1983: Birmingham Stallions 22 - New Jersey Generals 11 at New Jersey.
- 1983: Left-handed pitcher Tyler Lumsden was born in Roanoke, Virginia.
- 1981: War Eagle V was presented to Auburn University by Birmingham's Downtown Action Committee.
- 1951: Childcare executive Gaynell Hendricks was born in Memphis, Tennesseee.
- 1849: Mayor of Birmingham B. A. Thompson was born.