October 28 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2012: Taylor Hicks' Ore restaurant closed.
- 2006: Alabama A&M won 21-13 over Alabama State in the Magic City Classic at Legion Field.
- 2003: The Birmingham Film Commission was re-established.
- 1999: The Pelham Prowlers won 8-6 against the Jacksonville Hammerheads.
- 1995: The Viaduct Spook-a-delic was held on the newly re-opened 24th Street Viaduct.
- 1986: President Ronald Reagan visited the BJCC for a campaign rally for Senator Jeremiah A. Denton.
- 1970: Baseball player Wedo Martini died in Philadelphia.
- 1965: Auburn football offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn was born.
- 1946: Technician and political candidate Don Chamberlain was born in Selma.
- 1935: Baseball player Bob Veale was born.
- 1923: State senator Tom King was born in Adamsville.
- 1907: Voters in Jefferson County voted in favor of local prohibition.
- 1819: John Williams Walker was elected by an almost unanimous vote of the state legislature as the first United States senator from Alabama.