April 24 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2009: Preservationist Marvin Harper died in Tuscaloosa.
- 2006: Dixie's Deli in Forestdale was destroyed by fire.
- 2006: Emmylou Harris' album All the Roadrunning was released.
- 1998: Alabama Saints 2 - Pensacola Barracudas 1 at UAB's West Campus Field.
- 1983: Rock musician Taylor Hollingsworth was born in Alabama.
- 1973: The downtown section of Morris Avenue between 21st and 24th Streets became the first site in Birmingham added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1969: Jefferson, Blount, St Clair, Walker, and Shelby Counties joined the Regional Planning Commission.
- 1968: Baseball player Todd Jones was born in Georgia.
- 1966: Basketball player Stan Kimbrough was born.
- 1954: Radio announcer Joe Rumore opened Rumore's Record Rack on 2nd Avenue North.
- 1949: 16th Street Baptist Church bombing victim Carole Robertson was born in Smithfield.
- 1948: Jefferson County Commission president David Carrington was born in Houston, Texas.
- 1947: Disco singer Ann Kelley was born in Fairfield.
- 1943: 1943 Birmingham Barons John Conway & Charles Aleno each had 3 at-bats in the 7th inning in a game against the New Orleans Pelicans, setting a team record.
- 1935: Historian and water skiing champion Leah Rawls Atkins was born in Birmingham.
- 1922: Alabama's first licensed radio station, WSY-AM, went on the air.
- 1908: The 1908 Albertville tornado killed 15 and injured 150 in Walker, Jefferson, Blount, Marshall and Dekalb Counties.
- 1884: City Bank merged with the National Bank of Birmingham to create the First National Bank of Birmingham
- 1802: The state of Georgia ceded its western land claims to the United States in exchange for $1.25 million from future land sales. Alabama and Mississippi were created from those territories.