March 13 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2014: Post Office Pies opened in Avondale.
- 2013: The terminal modernization project at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport was completed.
- 2012: Samford Bulldogs men's basketball coach Jimmy Tillette was fired by athletic director Martin Newton.
- 2012: The Samford String Quartet debuted at Samford University's Brock Recital Hall.
- 1997: The Storm Water Management Authority was incorporated.
- 1993: Garrison Keillor's American Radio Company was recorded at the Alabama Theatre; broadcast nationwide but had few audience members due to the Blizzard of 1993.
- 1993: The roof of Baby Doe's Matchless Mine collapsed.
- 1983: Birmingham Stallions 20 - Oakland Invaders 14 in overtime at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
- 1961: Pizitz Roebuck Plaza opened.
- 1926: Trinity Methodist Church (Southside) sold its property on Clairmont Avenue to the City of Birmingham.
- 1924: A rare snowfall brought 6 inches to Birmingham.
 Births and deaths
- 2011: Insurance executive and community activist Eleanor Harrison died.
- 2005: Baseball player Frank House died.
- 1966: Hueytown municipal court judge Harley Gilmore died.
- 1960: Basketball player Oliver Robinson was born.
- 1945: Doctor and missionary Martha Myers was born.
- 1940: Disco/soul/gospel singer Candi Staton was born in Hanceville.
- 1918: Sculptor John Rhoden was born.
- 1913: Electrician and landscape artist Tat Bailey was born near Joppa.
- 1870: Physician Seale Harris was born in Cedartown, Georgia.
- 1847: Senator Francis White was born in Prairie, Mississippi.