June 23 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 1975: The American Bicentennial Theatre premiered Thornton Wilder's “The Skin of Our Teeth" at the BJCC Theater.
- 1960: Auburn University sold the Lane House to Thad Webster.
- 1944: Birmingham City Hall, previously burned in 1925 City Hall fire, was heavily damaged in another fire.
- 1934: Shades Creek Park was dedicated in Homewood.
- 1905: Woodward Furnace No. 3 was blown in.
- 1904: Richard White bought a Wittnauer watch for his bride, Olga at F. W. Bromberg.
- 1892: The Alabama Populist Party held their state convention in Birmingham.
- 1892: A spring broke in a pump at the Cahaba Pumping Station, forcing the Birmingham Water Works to rely solely on Village Creek water for some time.
- 1881: Businessman Freeman Daniel married the former Emily Thomas Bozeman.
- 1993: Major League shortstop Tim Anderson was born in Tuscaloosa.
- 1955: Chef and restaurateur Franklin Biggs was born in San Francisco, California.
- 1938: Avondale Mills CEO Donald Comer III was born in New York, New York.
- 2017: Attorney, "Mickey Mouse" portrayer and political candidate Buddy Hendrix died.
- 2009: Surgeon Bill Holdefer died.
- 1999: Birmingham Post-Herald political reporter Ted Bryant died following a stroke.
- 2004: The United States team was awarded the overall championship at the 2004 North America Cup.
- 2001: Birmingham Steeldogs 38 - Peoria Pirates 28 at Peoria.
- 1986: Brad Armstrong beat Jerry Stubbs to win the NWA Southeast Continental Heavyweight title.
- 1979: Kentucky Trackers 28 - Alabama Vulcans 14 at Kentucky.
- 1935: Legrant Scott set a Birmingham Barons record of four doubles in a single game against Atlanta.
- 1918: Pitcher Harry Coveleski made his final major league appearance for the Detroit Tigers.