November 23 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2011: Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority member Gil Wideman died from injuries sustained in an auto collision.
- 2010: Busy Bee Burger opened in Chelsea.
- 2010: Robert Leslie Palmer's Archibald Zwick and the Eight Towers was published.
- 2007: World War II veteran Joe Sacco died.
- 2004: Ruben Studdard's gospel album I Need an Angel was released.
- 2002: Tommy Tuberville's Auburn Tigers won the Iron Bowl 17-7 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
- 1999: Mal Moore was named Alabama's athletic director.
- 1998: Reality 101.1 FM went on the air.
- 1996: Alabama 24, Auburn 23 at Legion Field. Alabama coach Gene Stallings announced his resignation the same day.
- 1994: Nurse Bettie Crutcher died.
- 1985: Former American League All-Star Sammy West died in Lubbock, Texas.
- 1957: NBA player Andrew Toney was born in Birmingham.
- 1951: Clark's Service Station at Graymont Avenue and Arkadelphia Road opened.
- 1948: Banker Young Boozer III was born in Birmingham.
- 1934: Albert Boutwell married Helen Balfour.
- 1920: 12 miners were killed in the 1920 Parrish Mine explosion.
- 1904: Engineer Bem Price married Lutie Bragg.
- 1897: Andrew Beard was granted his second patent on a rotary engine.
- 1896: Miner and WWI veteran Henry Higginbotham was born in Nauvoo.
- 1895: Auburn defeated Alabama 48-0 in the first Iron Bowl to be played in Tuscaloosa.
- 1880: Alice Furnace No. 1 was blown in.
- 1879: Alburto Martin died in Birmingham.
- 1873: Attorney John C. Forney was born.