April 30 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2012: Trussville's Mabe Power Equipment closed after 91 years in business.
- 2011: Judge Tennant Smallwood died.
- 2005: The Rev. Harold D. Long, former pastor of First Congregational Christian Church, died.
- 2005: Louisville Fire 48 - Birmingham Steeldogs 46 at Louisville, Kentucky.
- 1987: Bill Elliott set a record for the fastest recorded time in a stock car at 212.809 mph during qualifying at the Talladega Superspeedway.
- 1961: Children's Hospital opened the doors to a new 4-story building on Southside.
- 1949: 16th Street Baptist Church bombing victim Cynthia Wesley was born in Smithfield.
- 1940: Attorney Pat Moore was born in Pinson.
- 1919: Lieutenant Governor Henry Gray died.
- 1863: The Battle of Day's Gap, along with skirmishes at Crooked Creek and Hog Mountain, between the Union and Confederacy took place.
- 1862: Joseph Stroup died in service to the Confederate Army at Atlanta.