December 15 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2020: Birmingham Public Library director Floyd Council resigned.
- 2015: Mayor William Bell and City Council member Marcus Lundy got into a physical altercation at City Hall.
- 2013: The Eastwood K-Mart closed.
- 2007: Chelsea's Christmas parade was held.
- 2006: The bodies of John and Evelyn Martin, and their grandson Ryan Evans, missing since June, were found in a ravine near Bessemer.
- 2004: Forever Wild acquired the 462-acre Turkey Creek Tract at the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve.
- 1978: The Grateful Dead played Boutwell Auditorium.
- 1963: The nearly-completed Parliament House hotel was lit up with colored neon for the first time.
- 1956: The Hotel Stafford celebrated its grand opening in Tuscaloosa.
- 1901: Paul Cole joined the Birmingham Police Department.
- 1871: The Relay House hotel opened.
- 1938: Dannetta K. Thornton Owens was born in Birmingham.
- 1932: Coach John Lee Armstrong was born in Attalla.
- 1930: Minister John Claypool was born.
- 1925: TV announcer and ad executive Sterling Brewer was born in Davidson County, Tennessee.
- 2020: Restaurateur Charles Ezell died in Lavaca, Choctaw County.
- 2018: Dannetta K. Thornton Owens died in Birmingham.
- 2014: Restaurateur George N. Sarris died.
- 2012: Jason Letts was shot and killed by police at St Vincent's Hospital.
- 2007: "Cookie Man" Rollie Hill died.
- 2003: Preacher and luthier Earnest Mostella died in Attalla.
- 1917: Joseph Woodward, president of Woodward Iron Company
- 2007: Jackson State 42, Grambling State 31 in the SWAC Championship Game at Legion Field.
- 2001: Alabama Slammers lost 44-8 at Indianapolis Vipers.
- 1999: Pelham Prowlers won 7-4 at Orlando Fury.