September 19 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2009: The first annual Free the Hops Oktoberfest was held on Morris Avenue.
- 2009: The 2nd annual Leeds Folk Festival was held in Leeds.
- 2009: Samford defeated Miles College 31-12 at Seibert Stadium.
- 2009: UAB lost 27-14 to Troy University in Troy.
- 2008: "105.5 The Vulcan" changed its call sign from WENN to WVVB.
- 2000: The Birmingham Zoo's African elephant Callee was born at the Pittsburgh Zoo.
- 1997: 4 Little Girls opened to the public at the Carver Theatre.
- 1985: Pitcher Gio Gonzalez was born.
- 1966: Domestic terrorist Eric Robert Rudolph was born.
- 1959: Bessemer's Holiday Bowl had its grand opening.
- 1942: Author J. Gordon Melton was born.
- 1926: Governor Lurleen Wallace was born in Tuscaloosa.
- 1920: Shades Cahaba High School first opened to students.
- 1902: More than 100 people died in a stampede following remarks by Booker T. Washington to the 1902 National Baptist Convention at Shiloh Baptist Church.
- 1892: Newspaper reporter and novelist Jack Bethea was born in Birmingham.
- 1869: Furniture dealer and Alderman B. H. Cooper was born in Leake County, Mississippi.