September 24 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2013: FoodBar opened in Heights Village.
- 2012: A Kasuga lantern was added to the Friendship bell at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens in memory of Glenn Estess.
- 2009: Richard Scrushy's collection of 19 automobiles was auctioned off by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office to compensate HealthSouth shareholders.
- 2006: A semi truck carrying steel pipes overturned on I-59 North near the BJCC.
- 2005: The Harambee Cultural Arts Festival was held in West End.
- 2001: Highland Coffee Company opened on the ground floor of the Highland Towers apartments.
- 1979: Loehmann's Village opened in Riverchase.
- 1961: Saint Mark United Methodist Church adopted its charter.
- 1938: Nurse Bettie Crutcher was born.
- 1936: Insurance executive and collector Steve Williams was born in Eufaula, Barbour County.
- 1930: Wrestler Len Rossi was born in Utica, New York.
- 1919: Former mayor of Mountain Brook Samuel Burr was born.
- 1910: Baseball All-Star Fred "Dixie" Walker was born in Villa Rica, Georgia.
- 1864: Mining engineer, inventor and philanthropist Erskine Ramsay was born at Six Mile Ferry, Pennsylvania.
- 2014: Actress Virginia Mae Schmitt died.
- 1984: Media executive Thad Holt died.
- 1972: Restaurateur John Proferis died.
- 1971: State representative George Huddleston Jr died.
- 1957: Artist Carrie Hill died.
- 1930: Attorney Moses Ullman died in Lake City, Florida.
- 1910: Architect Charles Wheelock died while visiting Alameda, California.