June 16 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2007: Ashley Mac's opened in Bluff Park.
- 2006: The 2006 City Stages kicked off at Linn Park.
- 2006: The Alabama Symphony Orchestra performed "Classics Under the Stars" for Sounds for Summer at Caldwell Park.
- 2003: Daniel Alarcón's story "City of Clowns" appeared in The New Yorker to rave reviews.
- 2000: The 12th Annual City Stages began in and around Linn Park.
- 1995: The 7th Annual City Stages began in and around Linn Park.
- 1993: Groundbreaking for the Alys Stephens Center was held.
- 1990: A revived Cousin Cliff's Clubhouse starring Cliff Holman debuted on WBRC-TV
- 1989: The first City Stages kicked off at Linn Park.
- 1986: The Harbert Center opened.
- 1978: Cobb Theatres opened the Cinema City 8 multiplex at Roebuck Shopping City.
- 1971: The Allman Brothers played Municipal Auditorium with Melting Pot.
- 1969: Governor Albert Brewer announced the creation of the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) as a separate institution within the University of Alabama System.
- 1967: The City of Hoover was incorporated.
- 1959: Residents of Killough Springs voted in favor of annexation into the City of Birmingham.
- 1948: The Martin Biscuit Company dissolved.
- 1927: Jeff Calloway was abducted and beaten by members of the Ku Klux Klan.
- 1916: Donald Beatty soloed a small plane he constructed himself at his grandfather's farm in Tarrant.
- 1987: Singer Diana DeGarmo was born in Birmingham.
- 1982: NFL wide receiver Jerrico Cotchery was born in Birmingham.
- 1969: State Representative Earl Hilliard Jr was born in Montgomery.
- 1942: Soul singer Eddie Levert was born in Bessemer.
- 2015: Major General Oliver Dillard died in Canton, Michigan.
- 2009: Marian Ann Dowdell Woods died in Birmingham.
- 2006: Interior designer Joseph Braswell died in Pensacola, Florida.
- 1996: Announcer Mel Allen died in Greenwich, Connecticut.
- 1951: Titanic survivor Philipp Mock died in Daytona Beach, Florida.
- 2006: The 2006 North America Cup was held at the Lakeshore Foundation.
- 1995: Shreveport Pirates 31 - Birmingham Barracudas 28 at Independence Stadium.
- 1990: Sam "The Great Kaiser" Tenenbaum defeated Bullet Bob Armstrong to claim the NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship at Birmingham International Raceway.
- 1984: Birmingham Stallions 35 - Memphis Showboats 20 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
- 1979: Alabama Vulcans 39 - Arkansas Champs 14 at Legion Field.