November 26 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2010: The Auburn Tigers reversed a 24-point deficit to beat Alabama 28-27 in the Iron Bowl.
- 2007: Patrick Cooper's lawsuit challenging Larry Langford's eligibility to run for Mayor of Birmingham was dismissed.
- 2006: Environmental activist Maxie Bryant died.
- 2006: University of Alabama head coach Mike Shula was informed by Mal Moore that he would not be returning to coach the Crimson Tide.
- 1992: Alabama defeated the Auburn Tigers 17-0 in the Iron Bowl at Legion Field.
- 1985: Lyn St. James set a record closed course run for a female at over 200 mph at Talladega Superspeedway.
- 1977: Alabama won the Iron Bowl 48-21.
- 1973: Olympian John Zimmerman was born in Birmingham.
- 1964: Joe Namath led the Alabama Crimson Tide football team to a 21-14 victory over Auburn at Legion Field in the first Iron Bowl to be broadcast on national television.
- 1960: Alabama won the Iron Bowl 3-0.
- 1955: Auburn won the Iron Bowl 26-0.
- 1929: Medal of Honor recipient Matthew Leonard was born in Eutaw, Greene County.
- 1927: UAB administrator Gloria Howton was born in Reform, Pickens County.
- 1921: Presbyterian missionary Jon Crow was born in Birmingham.
- 1913: Governor Rufus Cobb died in Birmingham.
- 1900: Gus Jebeles (shopkeeper) arrived at New York from Greece.