September 4 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2009: Grey House Grille in SoHo Square closed.
- 1968: The Inglenook Community Center was dedicated.
- 1963: Dwight and Floyd Armstrong became the first black children to enroll at a formerly all-white Birmingham school.
- 1963: Arthur Shores residence, undergoing repairs from a previous blast, was hit by a second bomb.
- 1949: WEDR-AM went on the air at AM 1220.
- 1917: The Birmingham News started printing from their new building.
- 1916: Birmingham's Labor Day parade rolled through town.
- 1889: The Red Mountain Railroad began streetcar service to Rosedale.
- 1952: Auto mechanic and watchmaker Daniel Bailey was born in Lubbock, Texas.
- 1943: Artist and philanthropist Nina Ireland was born in Birmingham.
- 1940: Radio DJ and manager Ken Tremelling was born.
- 1925: Klansman, speechwriter and novelist Asa Carter was born in Anniston.
- 1925: Bookmaker Sam Fiorella was born.
- 1910: Historian Jere King Jr was born in Birmingham.
- 1866: Newspaper publisher Edward Barrett was born in Georgia.
- 1812: Governor John Winston was born in Madison County.
- 2017: Wink Chapman died following a brief illness.
- 2010: Nutritionist and UAB School of Public Health dean Juan Navia died in Birmingham.
- 1986: War Eagle V died of a ruptured spleen.
- 1982: Baseball player Buster Bray died.
- 1912: Labor leader William Mailly died in New York, New York.