November 7 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2009: The fourth annual Moss Rock Festival kicked off in Hoover.
- 2008: Southern disComfort 3 kicked off at Magic City Motor Scooters.
- 2006: Statewide elections were held.
- 1978: Donald Stewart succeeded Maryon Allen as U.S. Senator for Alabama.
- 1962: National discount retailer Maxam opened a location in Tuscaloosa.
- 1946: Walker Percy married Mary Bernice Townsend.
- 1921: Mary Echols became the first female high official when she was sworn into the Birmingham City Commission
- 1862: Samuel Ullman was discharged from the Confederate army.
- 1912: Professional wrestler and wrestling promoter Joe Gunther was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- 1903: Methodist Bishop Paul Hardin was born in Chester, South Carolina.
- 1900: Judge Hobart Grooms was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky.
- 1859: Stenographer and railroad purchasing agent Zennie Tomlinson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- 1856: Minister Robert Van Hook was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
- 1855: Governor William Jelks was born in Randolph County.
- 1848: Governor B. B. Comer was born in Barbour County.
- 2008: Reverend Abraham Woods Jr died in Birmingham.
- 1992: Novelist Richard Yates died of complications from surgery at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Birmingham.
- 1988: Educator Carol Hayes died.