15 things you never knew about our city—just in time for Birmingham Day

Sunset view of Birmingham skyline
Our favorite birthday to celebrate and our favorite city to call home. Photo via Railroad Park on Facebook

Today is a very special day—Birmingham’s birthday! On December 19, 1871, the beautiful city of Birmingham was incorporated by the state of Alabama. To celebrate Birmingham Day, we’re sharing 15 things you might not know about the Magic City.

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Birmingham’s National Veterans Day Parade 2019, the nation’s oldest celebration honoring our heroes (Photos)

National Veterans Day Parade 2019 in Birmingham, Alabama. Photo by Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Birmingham proudly held the 72nd Annual National Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11th, for second consecutive year alongside Railroad Park.

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Scenes from one of Birmingham’s most treasured events, the 71st annual National Veterans Day

Lyman Ward Military Academy students marching at the 2018 Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham. Photo by Jon Eastwood

Despite a day that saw between 2-4 inches of rainfall in Birmingham, as promised, National Veterans Day President Mark Ryan kept his word when he said, “The parade does not get cancelled.”

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Birmingham’s 71st Annual National Veterans Day Parade is NOT cancelled

National Veterans Day Parade 2016
Photo from the 2016 National Veterans Day Parade – Bham Now

The 2018 edition of the 71st Annual National Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham has not been cancelled, according to city of Birmingham sources.  The parade is scheduled today, Monday, November 12 at 1:30 around Railroad Park and the Parkside District.

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Birmingham’s 71st Annual National Veterans Day Parade will take place at Railroad Park and Parkside District

A section of the 2018 National Veterans Day Parade route along Railroad Park. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

The 2018 edition of the 71st Annual National Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham will take place at and around Railroad Park, instead of the traditional downtown Birmingham north route. The parade is scheduled this Monday, November 12 at 1:30.

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