November 25 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2012: Auburn University fired Gene Chizik.
- 1992: Auburn head coach Pat Dye announced his retirement a day before the 1992 Iron Bowl.
- 1990: Fire Stations No. 3, 6, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 19 and 22 were added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1970: The Allman Brothers played a UAB SGA-sponsored show at the Oporto Armory.
- 1960: The first Jack's Hamburgers in Homewood held its formal grand opening.
- 1957: Construction of the Lewis Smith Dam was begun.
- 1940: The Birmingham-based 106th Observation Squadron was called to active duty in advance of World War II.
- 1939: Birmingham activist Idyl King Sorsby was interred at Oak Hill Cemetery.
- 1910: The 1910 Banner Mine explosion killed three men.
- 1887: Water piped from Roebuck Springs began filling East Lake.
- 1840: Mill operator John Westbrook married Elizabeth Ann Lamberth in Tallapoosa County.
- 1829: Gabriel Moore succeeded John Murphy to become the 5th Governor of Alabama.
- 1825: John Murphy succeeded Israel Pickens to become the 4th Governor of Alabama.
- 1933: Baseball player and USPS driver Cleophus Brown was born in Bradford.
- 1898: Photographer P. H. Polk was born in Bessemer.
- 1863: Surgeon William Elias B. Davis was born in Trussville.
- 1850: Weekly Iron Age publisher and Mayor of Birmingham Frank Evans was born in Cape Fear, North Carolina.
- 2008: Dentist and ski resort developer Thomas Brigham died in Birmingham.
- 1974: Former Dodgers pitcher Eddie Dent died in Birmingham.
- 1956: Former Tutwiler Hotel manager Coleman Hudson died in Alexandria, Louisiana.
- 1910: Three men were killed in a Thanksgiving Day explosion at the Banner Mine.