September 6 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2008: Samford Bulldogs defeated the second-year Faulker Eagles 62-0 before a Seibert Stadium crowd of 6,272.
- 2008: UAB Blazers lost 49-34 to Florida Atlantic in Ft Lauderdale, Florida.
- 2008: BSC Panthers lost to LaGrange College 34-31 at Vestavia Hills High School.
- 2008: Eventual SIAC champions Tuskegee University defeated Miles College 34-0 at Cleve Abbott Memorial Stadium in Tuskegee.
- 2007: Ron Selesky resigned as head coach of the Alabama Steeldogs.
- 2007: BSC Panthers won 41-13 against Mississippi College at Legion Field.
- 1943: The USS Birmingham (CL-62) arrived at Pearl Harbor to be reassigned to the Pacific Fleet.
 Births and deaths
- 2013: Tennis pro and distance runner Les Longshore died.
- 2011: Businessman Bev Head died from cancer.
- 2007: Quilter Nora Ezell died in Tuscaloosa.
- 1965: Placekicker Van Tiffin was born in Tupelo, Mississippi.
- 1941: University of Alabama administrator and first Big Al Melford Espey was born in Fairfield.
- 1842: Physician Charles Drennen was born in Walker County.