September 28 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2010: The Roy Wood Jr Show with Nu York and B Money debuted on WBHJ-FM.
- 2008: The blockbuster Leonardo da Vinci: Drawings from the Biblioteca Reale in Turin opened at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
- 2007: The 9th annual Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival kicked off.
- 2006: President Bush visited Birmingham and Hoover.
- 2006: The first Rufus N. Rhodes Leadership in Media Award was presented to its winners at a Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce meeting.
- 2005: Forever Wild's acquisition of the 48-acre Turkey Creek-Thomas Tract expanded the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve.
- 1986: The Agee House, the Anderson House Historic District, Bottega Favorita, and St Andrew's Episcopal Church were added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1976: John Denver performed at the opening of the BJCC Coliseum.
- 1924: Erskine Ramsay's proposal for Woodrow Wilson Park was published in the Birmingham News.
- 1886: The South-Side Land Company was incorporated.
- 1946: Attorney and financial planner Major Bashinsky was born in Birmingham.
- 1926: Major General Oliver Dillard was born in Margaret.
- 2017: Banker Dick Lee died.
- 2003: Social activist and novelist Caroline Ballin died.
- 1868: Pioneer farmer Elisha McMath died.
- 2002: UAB beat Memphis 31- 17 at Legion Field in the 5th Battle for the Bones.
- 1985: Wrestler Sherri Martel made her American Wresting Association debut.
- 1938: Professional baseball pitcher Ivy Andrews played his final major league game.
- 1929: The Alabama Crimson Tide defeated Mississippi College 55-0 in their first game at George Denny Stadium.