February 12 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2014: A rare snowfall brought 4 to 5 inches to parts of Birmingham.
- 1991: The first mayor and council for newly-incorporated Indian Springs Village were installed.
- 1972: Jack Benny appeared with the Birmingham Symphony.
- 1944: Bela Lugosi appeared in "Arsenic and Old Lace" at the Temple Theater
- 1936: The Boswell Sisters recorded their last songs together.
- 1918: Birmingham's Central High School was destroyed by fire.
- 1914: The American Steel and Wire Co. began production.
- 1914: The East Lake Library opened on the second floor of East Lake City Hall.
- 1913: Construction on the Roden Hotel began.
- 1874: The first edition of the Birmingham Iron Age was printed.
- 1966: Environmental lobbyist Pat Byington was born.
- 1950: Business owner Margie George was born.
- 1912: Jazz saxophonist Paul Bascomb was born in Birmingham.
- 2022: WSGN-AM announcer Dave Roddy died in Irmo, South Carolina.
- 2016: UAB Associate Athletic Director Norm Reilly died in Birmingham.
- 2011: Investment banker Jack Shannon died in Birmingham.