July 15 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2002: President George W. Bush visited Birmingham. He gave a speech on national security at the Alys Stephens Center and attended a fundraiser for Governor Bob Riley at the BJCC.
- 1998: The BellSouth Building was officially renamed BellSouth City Center.
- 1997: Compass Bank acquired Central Texas Bancorp of Waco, Texas.
- 1996: WFFX-FM (95.7 The Fox) changed over to WBHJ-FM (95.7 Jamz)
- 1972: The Buzzard Roost Bridge in Colbert County was destroyed by fire.
- 1960: Paul Hardin was elected a bishop of the Methodist Church.
- 1948: The pageant "The Yankees Are Coming" was staged by the Birmingham Historical Society on the grounds of the Arlington plantation.
- 1918: A rockslide at the Labuco coal mine killed two miners.
- 1909: The Birmingham & Edgewood Electric Railway was incorporated.
- 1903: Hillman Hospital opened a new four-story facility on 20th Street South.
- 1891: Louis Pizitz married Minnie Smolian.
- 1953: Attorney Hugo Black III was born in Birmingham.
- 1952: Pro basketball player Allen Murphy was born in Birmingham
- 1942: Vivian Malone, the first black graduate of the University of Alabama, was born in Mobile.
- 1924: Senator Jeremiah Denton was born in Mobile.
- 1922: Sister Mary Joseph was born.
- 1908: Organist Lee Erwin was born in Huntsville.
- 1846: Birmingham Board of Education president William Rushton Sr was born.
- 2015: Radio announcer and sportscaster Doug Layton died in Vestavia Hills.
- 2015: McDonald's franchisee and Clairmont Avenue "Santa Claus" Ed Levins died.
- 2014: Pathologist June Fore Shaw died in Birmingham.
- 2012: Historian Jerry Bentley died.
- 2011: Sewanee School of Theology Dean Guy Lytle died in Winchester, Tennessee.
- 2006: Architect Marion Bradford died.
- 1999: TCI product representative Harry U. Gilmer died.
- 1990: Architect Edgar Mims died.
- 1982: Musician Bill Justis died in Nashville, Tennessee.
- 1947: Former congressman Archibald Carmichael died in Tuscumbia.
- 1945: Business executive Herbert Tutwiler died of a heart attack in Ponte Vedra, Florida.
- 1918: Miners Bert and Jean Tucker died in a A rockslide at the Labuco coal mine.