July 25 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2014: Executive Director Karen Peterlin resigned from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.
- 2011: TJ's on Fourth opened.
- 2008: Colonial Promenade Tannehill in Bessemer opened.
- 1974: The Steiner Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1971: A major explosion took place on Ruffner Mountain.
- 1868: Alabama officially rejoined the United States with the swearing-in of "carpetbagger" Senators George E. Spencer and Willard Warner.
- 1976: Musician Ronald Presley was born in Oceanside, California.
- 1962: Editorial cartoonist Mark Cullum was born.
- 1959: Alabama State Representative and inaugural Aubie Barry Mask was born in Alexander City.
- 1955: Patricia Todd was born.
- 1950: Ceil Snow was born.
- 1925: Motown drummer Benny Benjamin was born in Birmingham.
- 1910: Birmingham Barons outfielder Legrant Scott was born in Cleveland, Ohio.
- 1892: Governor of Alabama Frank Dixon was born in Oakland, California.
- 1886: Tire dealer George Menefee was born in Stanford, Kentucky.
- 1880: Doctor Lloyd Noland was born in Gordonsville, Virginia.
- 1857: Mining engineer, executive and poet John Henry Adams was born in Birmingham, England.
- 1849: Attorney Edwin Taliaferro was born in Paris, Tennessee.
- 2012: Sports artist and "Aubie" creator Phil Neel died in Birmingham.
- 1995: Novelist Robert F. Gibbons died in Lanett, Chambers County.
- 1961: Birmingham Barons Hall of Fame player/manager Carlton Molesworth died in Frederick, Maryland.
- 1957: Baseball player Frank Welch died.
- 2009: Alabama Warriors defeated the Crestview Thunderbirds 62-6 at Warrior Stadium.
- 2009: Birmingham Wildfire defeated Louisiana Storm 45-7 in New Orleans.
- 1998: The New York Yankees dedicated a plaque in memory of Mel Allen for Monument Park at Yankee Stadium.
- 1955: Frank Jares won the NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight title from Sonny Myers.