December 14 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2007: David Cutcliffe was hired as the head football coach at Duke University.
- 2005: The sign on the City Federal Building was re-lit after being refurbished.
- 1979: The McAdory Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1964: The Supreme Court ruled in Katzenbach v. McClung that Ollie's Barbecue was subject to the public accommodations clause of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
- 1962: Bethel Baptist Church was bombed for a third time.
- 1904: The William Elias B. Davis statue was dedicated at Capitol Park.
- 1891: Samuel Gompers presided over the 11th Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor at Erswell's Hall in Birmingham.
- 1881: W. F. Orr leased property on 1st Avenue North for a livery stable.
- 1819: Alabama was admitted into the United States of America as the 22nd state.
- 1991: Former Birmingham Zoo gorilla Husani was born at the Bronx Zoo.
- 1956: Football coach Tony Nathan was born in Birmingham.
- 1951: Pianist Walter Knapp was born in Tampa, Florida.
- 1940: Willie Perry, the Batman of Birmingham, was born.
- 2015: Former Birmingham Bulls coach Glen Sonmor died in Paris, Ontario.
- 2014: Chef, food stylist and drummer Tonya West died.
- 2001: Attorney Orzell Billingsley died at Princeton Hospital.
- 1963: Blues singer Dinah Washington died in Detroit, Michigan.
- 1931: Former Governor William Jelks died in Eufaula.
- 1928: Hueytown namesake Jesse Huey died.