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March 28 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2015: Bottletree Cafe hosted its last show.
- 2014: The art installation Birmingham Lights: Positive Disruption was dedicated in the 14th Street underpass at the Railroad Reservation.
- 2013: Former Alabama State Trooper commander Keith Kelley was sentenced in federal court for a 2007 sexual misconduct case in Pelham.
- 2002: Center Point was officially incorporated.
- 1991: Compass Bank acquired River Oaks Bancshares of Houston, Texas.
- 1956: Federal funding for the Avondale Urban Renewal project was approved by the Housing and Home Finance Agency.
- 1873: Pioneer Fire Company No. 1 was incorporated by the Alabama State Legislature.
- 1865: Wilson's Raiders burned the town of Elyton, and destroyed the Oxmoor and Irondale Furnaces.
- 2000: Professional soccer player Chris Richards was born in Birmingham.
- 1963: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office sergeant Chuck Jaeger was born in Chicago, Illinois.
- 1956: Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Joey Kennedy was born in Dayton, Texas.
- 1952: Attorney Mike Graffeo was born.
- 1951: Restaurateur and politician Johnnie Wyatt was born.
- 1943: Artist Joe Minter was born.
- 1867: Music dealer E. E. Forbes was born in Oxford.
- 1864: Real estate executive Alexander Dearborn was born in Virginia.
- 2016: Educator Norma Bumpus died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
- 2014: Former U.S. Senator Jeremiah Denton died in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
- 2010: Businessman William Spencer III died in Birmingham.
- 2010: Football coach Thompson Reynolds died in Birmingham.
- 2009: Tuskegee Airman Walter Palmer died in Indianapolis, Indiana.
- 2008: Anne Woodward, daughter of Rick Woodward, died in Mountain Brook.
- 2000: Former Mayor George Seibels died in Birmingham.
- 1935: Choir director Malachi Wilkerson died in Birmingham.
- 1901: Tuscaloosa Times owner and former Mayor of Tuscaloosa William Jemison died in Galveston, Texas.