September 13 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2012: Johnny's Restaurant opened in Homewood.
- 2010: Forever Wild acquired a 553-acre addition to the Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park.
- 2008: Samford and UAB lost to SEC powerhouses Ole Miss and Tennessee, respectively.
- 2007: Samford defeated Presbyterian College 34-24 at Seibert Stadium.
- 2005: Walter Maddox elected Mayor of Tuscaloosa.
- 1998: Former governor George Wallace died.
- 1997: Spike Lee's documentary 4 Little Girls premiered at the Alabama Theatre.
- 1983: Interstate 359 was officially dedicated and opened in Tuscaloosa.
- 1969: The first race was held at the Talladega Superspeedway.
- 1969: Baseball player Russ Davis was born.
- 1969: Cousin Cliff's "The Popeye Show" aired for the last time.
- 1965: Willie Mays hit his 500th Major League home run.
- 1958: Liberty National installed the one-fifth size bronze replica of the Statue of Liberty to the top of their building.
- 1948: Singer and actress Nell Carter was born.
- 1842: U. S. Senator John H. Bankhead was born.