September 2 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2015: NFR Hall on the UAB campus was dedicated.
- 2015: Oak & Raleigh opened in West Homewood.
- 2007: The annual Southern Heritage Festival came to a close at Railroad Reservation Park.
- 2007: The Magic City Blues Fest was held at Sloss Furnaces.
- 2006: The first annual Alabama Butterbean Festival was held in Pinson.
- 1800: Thomas A. Anderson succeeded John T. Reed as Jefferson County Sheriff
- 1975: Birmingham Department of Youth Services director Cedric Sparks was born.
- 1956: State Senator Del Marsh was born in Wheeling, West Virginia.
- 1950: Professional baseball player Lamar Johnson was born in Bessemer.
- 1903: Buddhist priest and monk Sumangalo was born Harold Newman in Birmingham.
- 1878: First Mayor of Homewood Charles Rice was born in Valley Head.
- 2013: "Dixie Gospel Caravan" host Wayne Wallace died.
- 2009: The Birmingham Zoo's only cheetah, Dolly, died.
- 1972: Former Birmingham-Southern College student activist Marti Turnipseed died with her 3-year-old daughter in an auto collision in Detroit, Michigan.
- 1884: Elyton Land Company shareholder William S. Mudd died.