October 29 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2006: Former HABD commissioner Benjamin Greene died.
- 2005: Alabama A&M came from behind to win 31-28 against Alabama State in the Magic City Classic at Legion Field.
- 1999: The Pelham Prowlers lost 7-4 against the Space Coast Blast.
- 1995: The Birmingham Barracudas lost 48-42 against the San Antonio Texans.
- 1985: Church bomber "Dynamite Bob" Chambliss died in prison.
- 1983: The John A. Hand Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1982: Football player and prison guard Kenny Hollis was born.
- 1973: Olympic gold medalist Vonetta Flowers was born.
- 1962: Football player and coach Joey Jones was born in Mobile.
- 1952: Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture Ron Sparks was born in Fort Payne.
- 1951: Psychiatrist and politician Hugh Cort was born.
- 1949: Harry Brock, Jr married Jane Hollock.
- 1948: Actor Kate Jackson was born.
- 1948: Episcopal Bishop Henry Parsley was born in Memphis.
- 1926: Homewood was incorporated.
- 1923: Baseball player Jack Nabors died in Wilton.
- 1848: Birmingham Mayor A. O. Lane was born in Macon County.