April 28 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2008: Inland Lake reached 100% capacity for the first time since May 2006.
- 2006: The last televised version of the Rick & Bubba Show aired on Turner South.
- 2006: Vestavia Hills Dogwood Festival, Decorators ShowHouse were held.
- 1992: The new Smolian International House was dedicated at UAB.
- 1970: By a margin of 1,625 to 1,406, voters in Vestavia Hills approved a 7.5 mill tax to fund a separate Vestavia Hills City Schools system.
- 1958: 54 sticks of dynamite were planted outside Temple Beth-El, but were doused by rain.
- 1957: The Allen Temple AME Church in Bessemer was bombed during a service.
- 1905: Ensley Furnace No. 6 was blown in.
- 1977: Lovoy's owner Zac Lovoy was born.
- 1954: Mayor of Clay Charles Webster was born in Birmingham.
- 1952: Musician Chuck Leavell was born in Birmingham.
- 1946: Artist Jean-Jacques Gaudel was born in Luzy, France.
- 2010: Former Stillman College president Cordell Wynn died in Tuscaloosa.
- 1987: Former Protective Life president William Rushton Jr died.
- 1965: Physician and Civitan Club founder Courtney Shropshire died in Birmingham.
- 1932: Former mining engineer and U. S. Representative Truman H. Aldrich died in Birmingham.
- 2007: Jeff Gordon won the Aaron's 499 at the Talladega Superspeedway.
- 2001: Tennessee Valley Vipers 51 - Birmingham Steeldogs 42 at the BJCC Arena.
- 1994: Michael Jordan hit a game-winning double for the Birmingham Barons against Huntsville.
- 1985: Jacksonville Bulls 27 - Birmingham Stallions 17 at the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida.