June 18 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2014: Ground was broken for the new Gardendale City Hall.
- 2007: Jeremy Harper began counting to one million live on the Internet.
- 2004: 16th Annual City Stages kicked off in and around Linn Park.
- 1999: 11th Annual City Stages began.
- 1993: 5th Annual City Stages began.
- 1986: The Harbert Center opened.
- 1979: The 1979 National Prohibition Convention opened at Motel Birmingham.
- 1961: Saint Mark United Methodist Church held its first service at Berry High School.
- 1954: Candidate for Attorney General of Alabama Albert Patterson was murdered outside his office in Phenix City.
- 1907: Ten people were injured in a train accident in Birmingham.
- 1907: John H. Bankhead was appointed to the U. S. Senate.
- 1881: Sixth Avenue Baptist Church was founded as the "Second Colored Baptist Church".
- 1976: Million counter Jeremy Harper was born.
- 1944: Singer Sandy Posey was born in Jasper.
- 1937: Writer Gail Godwin was born in Bessemer.
- 1891: Police chief Luther Hollums was born in Forney, Cherokee County.
- 2014: War Eagle VI, also known as "Tiger", died following cataract surgery.
- 2011: Unity of Birmingham minister Gerald Bartholow died in Birmingham.
- 2010: Union president Charles Ensley died in New York, New York.
- 1995: Boxer Izzy Jannazzo died in New York, New York.
- 1954: Attorney Albert Patterson was murdered in Phenix City.
- 1933: Contractor Charles Allen died in Birmingham.