July 15 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2006: The Birmingham Steeldogs lost 47-52 at the Macon Knights.
- 2002: President George W. Bush visited Birmingham. He gave a speech on national security at the Alys Stephens Center and attended a fundraiser for Governor Bob Riley at the BJCC.
- 2000: The Birmingham Steeldogs lost 61-50 to the Tennessee Valley Vipers in Huntsville.
- 1998: The BellSouth Building was officially renamed BellSouth City Center.
- 1997: Compass Bank acquired Central Texas Bancorp of Waco, Texas.
- 1996: WFFX-FM (95.7 The Fox) changed over to WBHJ-FM (95.7 Jamz)
- 1972: The Buzzard Roost Bridge in Colbert County was destroyed by fire.
- 1961: A paved quarter-mile track opened at the Birmingham International Raceway.
- 1960: Paul Hardin was elected a bishop of the Methodist Church.
- 1903: Hillman Hospital opened a new four-story facility on 20th Street South.
- 1891: Louis Pizitz married Minnie Smolian.
 Births and deaths
- 2011: Sewanee School of Theology Dean Guy Lytle died in Winchester, Tennessee.
- 1990: Architect Edgar Mims died.
- 1982: Musician Bill Justis died in Nashville, Tennessee.
- 1952: Pro basketball player Allen Murphy was born in Birmingham
- 1947: Former congressman Archibald Carmichael died in Tuscumbia.
- 1942: Vivian Malone, the first black graduate of the University of Alabama, was born in Mobile.
- 1922: Sister Mary Joseph was born.