September 30 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2015: The Baskits restaurant closed after 15 years.
- 2006: Joe's Ranch House restaurant closed after 58 years in business.
- 2006: Pat Byington completed his service as commissioner of the Alabama Environmental Management Commission.
- 2006: The first annual Paws Across the Parkway was held in Roebuck.
- 2003: 'N Vogue Salon & Spa opened at the Vestavia Hills City Center.
- 1999: Amerex Corporation's founder Ned Paine retired.
- 1994: Brook Highland Cinema opened.
- 1984: The Age-Herald Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1963: Newsweek published a feature story about the 1963 church bombing with a photograph by John Friedel on the cover.
- 1963: The 1963 Alabama State Fair opened.
- 1915: The Strand Theater opened on the site of the former Steele-Smith Dry Goods Company store at 1913-15 2nd Avenue North.
- 1893: At the request of Julia Tutwiler, a faculty committee approved the conditional enrollment of female students at the University of Alabama.
- 1975: Pastor and author Van Moody was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
- 1970: Actor Tony Hale was born in West Point, New York.
- 1969: Attorney James Childs was born.
- 1962: Infielder Dave Magadan was born in Tampa, Florida.
- 1943: Poet Thomas Rabbitt was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
- 1935: Novelist Anne Nall Stallworth was born in Birmingham.
- 1913: Choreographer Cholly Atkins was born in Pratt City.
- 1925: Photographer A. C. Oxford died in Birmingham.
- 1919: Chef and restaurateur Jean Galatoire died in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- 2006: The UAB Blazers won against Troy University 21-3 at Legion Field.
- 1999: The Pelham Prowlers won 17-3 at Daytona Riptide.
- 1948: Starter Bill Greason got the 1948 Birmingham Black Barons only victory against the Homestead Grays in the 1948 Negro World Series.
- 1921: Hueytown High School played their first football game, losing 41-0 to Jefferson County High School.