October 19 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2007: Restauranteur Margaret Fife died.
- 2005: The Celebrating Southside event was held at the 22nd Street Jazz and Blues Cafe.
- 1995: The Birmingham Barracudas lost 45-18 to the Edmonton Eskimos.
- 1992; Former Birmingham City Commissioner J. T. Waggoner, Sr died.
- 1991: Stanleigh Malotte was honored with a star on the Alabama Walk of Fame.
- 1976: Professional baseball player Jason Barnette was born in Hoover.
- 1971: UAB's Lister Hill Library was dedicated.
- 1963: Former Jefferson County Sheriff Walter McAdory died.
- 1936: Civil Rights Movement leader James Bevel was born in Itta Bena, Mississippi.
- 1892: A special meeting of the Birmingham Board of Aldermen brought representatives from Highland, Avondale, Elyton, North Highland, Smithfield and Woodlawn, all interested in pursuing a merger.
- 1887: Irondale was incorporated.