November 9 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2011: The Jefferson County Commission voted to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
- 2010: Phyllis Wyne was elected president of the Birmingham Board of Education.
- 2006: Bottletree opened in Avondale.
- 2005: Birmingham signed a "trilateral" Sister Cities agreement with Rosh Ha’Ayin, Israel and Al-Karak, Jordan.
- 2001: Shelia Smoot's contract with WBRC 6 ended without being renewed.
- 1994: Senator Richard Shelby switched his party affiliation.
- 1943: Brookhaven Methodist Church in Powderly was destroyed by fire.
- 1821: Isreal Pickens succeeded Thomas Bibb to become the third Governor of Alabama.
- 1816: William Wyatt Bibb's term as a U.S. Senator ended.
- 1813: Andrew Jackson adopted the Creek child, named Lyncoya, after the Battle of Talladega.
- 1998: Singer / songwriter Abigail Barlow was born in Birmingham.
- 1988: Baseball player Ross Wilson was born in Hoover.
- 1978: Baseball player Jason Standridge was born in Clay.
- 1973: Baseball player Brett Taft was born in Hueytown.
- 1960: Economics professor and State Representative Roderick Scott was born.
- 1948: Basketball coach Duane Reboul was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- 1943: Jefferson County Medical Examiner Robert Brissie was born in Woodruff, South Carolina.
- 1924: Jefferson County Sheriff Mel Bailey was born.
- 1906: Insurance executive and Birmingham City Council member Liston Corcoran was born.
- 1867: Physician Arthur Brown was born in Raleigh, North Carolina.
- 1866: Attorney and Alderman Robert Thach was born in Athens.
- 1852: Attorney and political figure P. G. Bowman was born in South Carolina.
- 2020: Former State Senator E. B. McClain died.
- 2013: Jefferson County Medical Examiner Robert Brissie died.
- 2013: Sportscaster Dave McDaniel died in a one-car accident on Mulga Loop Road.
- 1930: Distiller Edley Oden died at home in Village Springs.
- 1965: Outfielder Willie Mays was named the National League's Most Valuable Player.
- 1939: Auburn and Dadeville High Schools played the first game at Auburn Stadium.