October 30 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2007: Hoover High School football coach Rush Propst submitted his resignation.
- 2005: Condoleezza Rice attended a memorial service in Montgomery for Rosa Parks.
- 1999: The Pelham Prowlers won 14-3 against the Tampa Bay Ice Pirates.
- 1992: Larry Simmons Stadium at Thompson High School was dedicated.
- 1986: Baseball player Desmond Jennings was born.
- 1979: City Councilman Richard Arrington won a runoff to become Mayor of Birmingham.
- 1967: Martin Luther King, Jr was booked into the Bessemer County Jail on contempt charges stemming from the 1963 Birmingham Campaign.
- 1966: Architect Nolanda Bearden was born in Fairfield.
- 1926: Trinity United Methodist Church held its first service in Edgewood.
- 1917: Former professional baseball player, manager, and coach Bobby Bragan was born in Birmingham.