November 19 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2012: Clay City Council held its first meeting at the new Clay City Hall.
- 2008: Bass Pro Shop opened at Grand River.
- 2005: The playing field at Jordan-Hare Stadium was named in honor of Pat Dye.
- 1966: UAB's Health Sciences Research Building was renamed the Lyons Harrison Research Building for Champ Lyons and Tinsley Harrison.
- 1939: Hillman Hospital's 5-story outpatient clinic was dedicated.
- 1932: William Hoover married the former Helen Gould Carnes.
- 1929: Pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff returned for a third recital in Birmingham.
- 1951: NFL player Wilbur Jackson was born.
- 1944: FBI agent and reality show contestant Jack Owens was born.
- 1927: Educator Wayne Teague was born in Cullman.
- 1911: Short story writer Mary Elizabeth Counselman was born in Birmingham.
- 1905: Artist Garnet Leader was born.
- 1887: Baseball player Jack Nabors was born in Montevallo.
- 1870: Poet and novelist Margaret O'Brien was born in Montgomery.
- 1859: Birmingham Police Chief Martin Eagan was born in Ireland.
- 1814: Plantation owner Benjamin Worthington was born in Kentucky.
- 2017: Retired ADEM official Steve Spencer died at home in Odenville.
- 1999: Librarian and author Robert Bell died in Davis, California.
- 1884: Plantation owner Benjamin Worthington died in Birmingham.
- 2005: Auburn won the Iron Bowl 28-18 at home.
- 1999: The Pelham Prowlers won 8-3 against the Daytona Racers.
- 1994: Alabama won the Iron Bowl 21-14 in Birmingham.
- 1977: The Birmingham Bulls defeated the Houston Aeros 4-3 at the BJCC Coliseum.
- 1927: Legion Field opened with a game between Howard College and Birmingham-Southern.