November 2 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2007: Colonial Promenade Fultondale held its grand opening.
- 2005: A customer accidently shot and killed herself in JoJo's Gun and Pawn Shop.
- 2003: The first "Dia de los Muertos" installation was made at Bare Hands Gallery.
- 1981: UAB and pro football player Roddy White was born.
- 1962: The G. E. S. store opened on 12th Street Southwest.
- 1955: Pell City's WFHK-AM was awarded a broadcast license.
- 1943: Musician David Vest was born.
- 1921: Samford English professor Sam Mitchell was born in Arkansas.
- 1919: Golden Flake CEO Sloan Bashinsky, Sr was born in Troy.
- 1916: An outdoor pageant, "The Magic Word", marked the renaming of Fossil to Wenonah.
- 1909: President William Taft gave a speech at the Hillman Hotel.
- 1897: Caroline Acree married Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Company founder Crawford Johnson in Chattanooga.
- 1854: Birmingham Police Chief Thomas McDonald was born in Greensboro.