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September 10 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2000: The Birmingham Pledge mural was dedicated at the Birmingham Police Department's downtown headquarters.
- 1996: The Olympic soccer countdown clock was auctioned off at Legion Field.
- 1964: The Avonwood Rest Home was incorporated.
- 1963: Dwight and Floyd Armstrong attended the first integrated class at Graymont Elementary School. President Kennedy sent the National Guard to escort black students into West End High School and Ramsay High School.
- 1901: Birmingham became the first city in the South to be rated "Class 1" by the National Board of Fire Underwriters.
- 1981: Baseball player Connor Robertson was born in Tuscaloosa.
- 1969: Pastor John Cantelow was born in Birmingham.
- 1940: Football player Buck Buchanan was born.
- 1926: Traffic engineer Arthur Jazwinski was born.
- 2007: Sculptor Cordray Parker died.
- 2006: New Pilgrim Baptist Church pastor and Civil Rights leader Nelson H. Smith died.
- 1975: Birmingham World editor and NAACP leader Emory Jackson died in Birmingham.
- 1972: Ann Hodges, the only person known to be struck by a meteorite, died in Sylacauga.
- 1910: Mayor of Birmingham Frank O'Brien died in office.
- 1887: Theophilus Jowers was killed in an accident at Alice Furnace.