November 18 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2010: Roy Johnson was sentenced to 6 years and 6 months in prison on public corruption charges.
- 2009: Barber and civil rights Civil Rights activist James Armstrong died.
- 2009: Derric Rush was killed in an automobile collision.
- 2007: Civil Rights activist Joe Clemon died.
- 2007: Kapali Swamy died.
- 2004: Terrorist Bobby Frank Cherry died in prison.
- 2002: Birmingham Police officer Jerome Daniels was murdered.
- 1967: The Hayden Bridge was destroyed by fire.
- 1962: Homewood Police Department correctional officer John Carter was born.
- 1951: Jazz musician Dennis Irwin was born in Birmingham.
- 1934: President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Birmingham.
- 1927: Singer Hank Ballard was born in Detroit, Michigan.
- 1913: 24 miners were killed in the 1913 Acton No. 2 Mine explosion.
- 1900: Cooper Green was born in Birmingham.