November 23 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2010: Busy Bee Burger opened in Chelsea.
- 2010: Robert Leslie Palmer's Archibald Zwick and the Eight Towers was published.
- 2004: Ruben Studdard's gospel album I Need an Angel was released.
- 1999: Mal Moore was named Alabama's athletic director.
- 1998: Reality 101.1 FM went on the air.
- 1987: Richard Arrington Jr was sworn into his third term of office at Boutwell Auditorium.
- 1951: Clark's Service Station at Graymont Avenue and Arkadelphia Road opened.
- 1938: The 1938 Southern Conference for Human Welfare meeting in Birmingham came to a close.
- 1934: Albert Boutwell married Helen Balfour.
- 1904: Engineer Bem Price married Lutie Bragg.
- 1897: Andrew Beard was granted his second patent on a rotary engine.
- 1890: A Baptist church in Warrior, newly completed by a Black congregation, burned to the ground.
- 1880: Alice Furnace No. 1 was blown in.
- 1957: NBA player Andrew Toney was born in Birmingham.
- 1951: Business owner Leonard Slick was born in Fairmont, West Virginia.
- 1948: Banker Young Boozer III was born in Birmingham.
- 1896: Miner and WWI veteran Henry Higginbotham was born in Nauvoo.
- 1873: Attorney John C. Forney was born.
- 2021: Sportswriter Cecil Hurt died of complications from pneumonia.
- 2021: The Birmingham Zoo's African lion Kwanzaa was euthanized.
- 2016: Insurance executive and Birmingham City Councilor Alan Drennen died.
- 2015: Pastor and environmentalist Heron Johnson died.
- 2013: Country singer Wayne Mills died from a gunshot wound in Nashville, Tennessee.
- 2011: Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority member Gil Wideman died from injuries sustained in an auto collision.
- 2007: World War II veteran Joe Sacco died.
- 1994: Nurse Bettie Crutcher died.
- 1985: Former American League All-Star Sammy West died in Lubbock, Texas.
- 1961: Playwright William Berney died in Los Angeles, California.
- 1920: 12 miners were killed in the 1920 Parrish Mine explosion.
- 1879: Alburto Martin died in Birmingham.