March 18 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2014: Auburn University hired Bruce Pearl as its head men's basketball coach.
- 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.