July 26 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2008: The 23rd annual Function in the Junction was held in Ensley.
- 2007: The All American Football League held their inaugural tryouts at Legion Field.
- 2003: Arkansas Twisters 41 - Birmingham Steeldogs 32 at the BJCC arena.
- 1959: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Rick Bragg was born.
- 1950: Cartoonist W. Paul Pim died.
- 1914: Jazz composer and bandleader Erskine Hawkins was born.
- 1911: University administrator Delos Culp was born in Clanton.
- 1910: Birmingham, Selma & Pensacola Railroad was incorporated.
- 1907: The South Birmingham Heights Land Company was incorporated.