June 12 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 1999: David Arquette married Courteney Cox at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California.
- 1999: Do It Yourself Crafts opened.
- 1971: Samuel P. Pettagrue, Jr became pastor of Sardis Missionary Baptist Church.
- 1963: Christian Century first published Martin Luther King, Jr's Letter from Birmingham Jail.
- 1891: Charles Swinney demonstrated a hot air balloon at Lakeview Park.
- 1886: Myrtle Corbin, the "Four Legged Girl", married James Bicknell in Blount County.
- 1873: The first victim of Birmingham's 1873 cholera epidemic, a visitor from Huntsville, fell ill.
- 2010: Sorrel, a red panda, was born at the Binder Park Zoo near Battle Creek, Michigan.
- 1930: Actor Jim Nabors was born.
- 1917: Contractor John Baird was born.
- 1892: Educator and naturalist Blanche Dean was born in Clay County.
- 1890: Insurance executive and Hoover namesake William Hoover was born in Russellville.
- 1878: Birmingham Police Detective Paul Cole was born.
- 1842: Madame Louise Wooster was born in Tuscaloosa.
- 2011: Storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham died in Selma.
- 1946: U.S. Senator John H. Bankhead, II died.
- 2006: Brian Shoop was announced as the UAB Blazers new baseball coach.
- 2004: Birmingham Steeldogs 56 - Green Bay Blizzard 54 at the BJCC Arena.
- 1997: The Birmingham Barons played the Chattanooga Lookouts in the second annual Rickwood Classic at Rickwood Field.
- 1996: Birmingham Barons 3 - Memphis Chicks 2 in the first Rickwood Classic at Rickwood Field.
- 1982: Alabama Magic 28 - Tallahassee Statesmen 0 at Anniston.