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October 11 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2010: Scott Fitzgerald began hosting the morning talk program on WERC-FM and WERC-AM.
- 2009: The Birmingham Folk Festival was held at Avondale Park.
- 2007: The Hoover Chamber of Commerce moved to new offices in The Centre at Riverchase.
- 2007: Judge Robert Vance Jr inspected Hoover's Love Stuff store before ruling on a lawsuit regarding whether the business was a public nuisance.
- 2006: The Pinnacle at Tutwiler Farm opened in Trussville.
- 2005: Regular elections for the Birmingham City Council were held.
- 2000: The A.G. Gaston Building and the Second Presbyterian Church were added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1991: Ashville's Thomas Newton residence was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1989: Interim University of Montevallo president John W. Stewart cleared out his office.
- 1975: The 1975 Alabama State Fair closed.
- 1885: Dolomite Baptist Church was organized.
- 2003: Cheetahs Nairobi and Sahara were born at the Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Missouri.
- 1990: R&B singer-songwriter Love Moor was born in Brooklyn, New York.
- 1966: Football player and coach Bobby Humphrey was born.
- 1945: Writer Fred Bonnie was born in Bridgton, Maine.
- 1943: Attorney, politician and City Stages founder George McMillan was born in Greenville.
- 1929: Journalist Jack Nelson was born in Talladega.
- 1925: Rockabilly singer-songwriter Jimmy Murphy was born in Republic.
- 1896: Mine inspector Erwin McCrossin was born in Birmingham.
- 1891: Attorney Frank Spain was born in Memphis, Tennessee.
- 1873: Birmingham City Commissioner Arlie Barber was born.
- 2003: AME Pastor and community activist Ron Nored died.
- 1965: Former Governor of Alabama Frank Dixon died in Birmingham.
- 2009: Washington Redskins tackle Chris Samuels suffered a career-ending injury against the Carolina Panthers.
- 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.
- 1988: Lyn St James set the female speed record for a closed course run at Talladega Superspeedway.
- 1977: The Detroit Pistons defeated the Atlanta Hawks 110–104 in a NBA exhibition game at the BJCC Coliseum.
- 1941: Alabama 61 - Howard 0.