July 23 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2010: Sloss: Industry to Art premiered at Sloss Furnaces.
- 2007: The 2,000-foot extension of runway 6-24 at Birmingham International Airport was dedicated.
- 2006: Birmingham Barons pitcher Tyler Lumsden was traded to the Kansas City Royals.
- 2005: Arkansas Twisters 55 - Birmingham Steeldogs 42 at the BJCC arena.
- 1964: 1964 Birmingham Barons star Bert Campaneris made his Major League debut.
- 1958: Maureen Brumbeloe became the Birmingham Police Department's first uniformed female officer.
- 1941: Satchel Paige was injured when a pitch hit him in the left arm.
- 1904: The Whitman Sisters' New Orleans Troubadours performed at the Jefferson Theatre.
- 1897: The City Paper Company was founded.
 Births and deaths
- 2009: Aviator Camille Baird died.
- 1998: Theologian and former Vanderbilt chancellor Harvie Branscomb died.
- 1982: Alabama Crimson Tide basketball and NBA player Gerald Wallace was born in Childersburg.
- 1952: Former Presbyterian pastor and insurance salesman Sterling Foster died in North Carolina.
- 1948: Alabama State Representative Mary Moore was born in Birmingham.
- 1916: Pharmacist D. O. McClusky, Jr was born.