October 25 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2014: The 14th Dalai Lama participated in a symposium on neuroplasticity at UAB.
- 2007: Forever Wild acquired two tracts which added 9,746 acres to the Coosa Wildlife Management Area.
- 2005: Sojourns Fair Trade store opened.
- 1968: The first fourteen members of the Alabama Academy of Honor were announced.
- 1955: A ceremonial groundbreaking for the Hotel Stafford was held in Tuscaloosa.
- 1950: The second annual Bessemer Corn Festival was held.
- 1945: Virginia Dare Hamilton was awarded her M.D. from the Medical College of Alabama in Birmingham.
- 1918: Two miners died in a rock fall at Eureka No. 4 Mine in Helena.
- 1819: The first Alabama State Assemby opened its session in Huntsville.
- 1979: Baseball player Jeremy Brown was born.
- 1958: Artist Chris Clark was born in Birmingham.
- 1936: Missing Green Beret John Robertson was born in Birmingham.
- 1935: Actor Willis Burks was born in Birmingham.
- 1927: Judge William Acker was born.
- 1895: Football coach and army officer William Van de Graaff was born in Tuscaloosa.
- 2014: Alabama A&M University came from behind to beat Alabama State University 37-36 before a crowd of 67,710 at Legion Field for the Magic City Classic.
- 2008: Alabama A&M defeated Alabama State 17-16 in the Magic City Classic at Legion Field.
- 2008: Samford defeated The Citadel 28-10 at Seibert Stadium.
- 2008: BSC lost 25-6 to Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.
- 2008: Miles College lost 24-0 to Fort Valley State in Fort Valley, Georgia.
- 2007: The Alabama Steeldogs announced that they would not compete in 2008.
- 1982: David Schultz defeated Bob Armstrong to win the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship in Birmingham.
- 1921: A throwback game at Rickwood Field was played by the "rules of 1872".