September 27 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2009: Alabama Republican Party treasurer Homer Jackson died.
- 2009: St Michael's Episcopal Church held its final service.
- 2008: Samford lost 23-17 to Elon at Elon, North Carolina.
- 2008: UAB lost 23-13 to South Carolina at Columbia, South Carolina.
- 2008: Miles College lost 26-21 to Clark Atlanta at Albert J. Sloan-Alumni Stadium in Fairfield.
- 1970: Physician and inventor John Croushorn was born.
- 1967: Pro football player Willie Wyatt was born in Birmingham.
- 1966: Kevin Kynerd, CEO of Bradford Building Co., was born.
- 1952: Jefferson County Probate Court Judge Alan King was born.
- 1941: Major league pitcher Virgil Trucks made his debut with the Detroit Tigers.
- 1937: Musician and businessman Billy Jack Holcombe was born in Maylene.
- 1934: Racecar driver Elfraida Mais died while performing a stunt at the Birmingham International Raceway.
- 1928: Fairfield Furnace No. 6 was blown in.
- 1857: Alderman Tom Ashford was born in Limestone County.