March 23 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2012: The film October Baby had its nationwide release.
- 1994: The Cobb Festival 12 cinema expanded to 18 screens.
- 1940: Joseph A. Durick was ordained a preist.
- 1819: Ruhamah was settled.
- 1987: NFL football player Earl Bennett was born in Birmingham.
- 1967: Musician and lawyer John P. Strohm was born in Indiana.
- 1951: MOCA director Don Lupo was born in South Carolina.
- 1943: Baseball player Lee May was born.
- 1873: Reverend James Coyle was born in County Roscommon, Ireland.
- 1843: Governor Joseph Johnston was born in Lincoln County, North Carolina
- 2008: Second round action of the NCAA basketball tournament took place at the BJCC.
- 1993: The first night game was played at UAB's Young Memorial Field.
- 1991: The Birmingham Fire lost 20-5 vs. Montreal Machine.
- 1904: The New York Giants led by "Iron Man" pitcher Joe McGinnitty, played an exhibition against the Birmingham Barons, called "Iron Men" that night, to raise funds for Vulcan's completion.