March 18 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2014: Good Friends Chinese & Seafood Restaurant was shut down by the Birmingham City Council
- 2008: The final concert at the Bomb Shelter was held.
- 2006: Melaver Inc. announced plans to purchase and renovate the Federal Reserve building.
- 2006: The Dallas Cowboys signed Terrell Owens to a 3-year, $25 million deal.
- 2004: A truck lost a 20-ton steel coil on I-20/59 near the Civic Center leaving five holes in the main roadbed.
- 2003: The FBI raided HealthSouth headquarters.
- 2002: The UAB's Honors House was renamed in honor of William M. and Virginia B. Spencer.
- 1998: All four lanes of I-20/59 North were closed for five days after a 23-ton steel coil bounced down the interstate after falling off a truck.
- 1965: Yeilding's opened at Vestavia Plaza.
- 1983: Artist Michael Richardson was born.
- 1960: Basketball coach Bruce Pearl was born.
- 1936: Reporter Frank Sikora was born in Byesville, Ohio.
- 1934: Country star Charley Pride was born in Sledge, Mississippi.
- 1922: Civil Rights activist Fred Shuttlesworth was born in Montgomery County.
- 1919: Football star Joe Domnanovich was born in South Bend, Indiana.
- 1911: Businessman Ferd Weil was born in Birmingham.
- 1894: Architect Jack B. Smith was born in Birmingham.
- 1838: Attorney J. J. Jolly was born in Mount Hebron, Greene County.