October 11 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2010: Scott Fitzgerald began hosting the morning talk program on WERC-FM and WERC-AM.
- 2008: Samford lost 35-24 against Appalachian State at Seibert Stadium.
- 2008: BSC lost 31-21 to DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.
- 2008: Miles College lost to Concordia College 29-24 in Selma.
- 2007: The Hoover Chamber of Commerce moved to new offices in The Centre at Riverchase.
- 2006: The Pinnacle at Tutwiler Farm opened in Trussville.
- 2005: Regular elections for the Birmingham City Council were held.
- 2003: AME Pastor and community activist Ron Nored died.
- 2003: Cheetahs Nairobi and Sahara were born at the Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Missouri.
- 2003: Gabe and Tina Watson were married.
- 2000: The A.G. Gaston Building and the Second Presbyterian Church were added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1988: Lyn St James set the female speed record for a closed course run at Talladega Superspeedway.
- 1966: Football player and coach Bobby Humphrey was born.
- 1943: Attorney, politician and City Stages founder George McMillan was born in Greenville.
- 1941: Alabama 61 - Howard 0.
- 1929: Journalist Jack Nelson was born in Talladega.
- 1925: Rockabilly singer-songwriter Jimmy Murphy was born in Republic.