November 6 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2012: 2012 general election
- 2007: Sojourns moved into its current space on 20th Street North.
- 2002: The 5th annual Birmingham Area Music Awards ceremony was held.
- 1993: Bob Riley declared Helen Sellers Davis Day, honoring the pioneering Alabama architect.
- 1985: The Jim Bennett Bridge opened over U.S. Highway 31 near Brookwood Medical Center.
- 1967: Robertson Towers opened to residents in Tuscaloosa.
- 1965: A Baton Rouge man spent 30 minutes on the roof ledge of the Bankhead Hotel, threatening to jump.
- 1962: Birmingham voters chose to replace the Birmingham City Commission with a Mayor-Council form of government.
- 1907: The Terrace Court apartments were christened at an invitation-only gala.
- 1901: John Coe married Margaret Ware Smith in Birmingham.
- 1871: The first train entered Birmingham at 10:00 PM. It was conducted by Porter Lewis on the Alabama Central Railroad line.
- 2014: Giant anteater Carlito was born.
- 1970: Author Kevin McGowin was born in Birmingham.
- 1965: Birmingham Barons manager Ever Magallanes was born in El Sauz, Mexico.
- 1963: Birmingham Police Chief A. C. Roper was born in Birmingham.
- 1939: Former Auburn Tigers football coach Pat Dye was born in Blythe, Georgia.
- 1931: Detroit City Council president and "Beverly Hills Cop" actor Gil Hill was born in Birmingham.
- 1919: Sports columnist Benny Marshall was born in Vincent.
- 1884: Department store owner Robert Aland was born.
- 2007: Attorney and politician John Grenier died.
- 1971: Architect Eugene Knight died.
- 1968: Former Governor Chauncey Sparks died in Eufaula.