List of Presidential visits

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This is a List of Presidential visits to the Birmingham District. It includes only visits made by sitting presidents.


President Date Location Occasion
Donald Trump November 9, 2019 Bryant-Denny Stadium The President and First Lady attended the Alabama-LSU football game, see 2019 presidential visit
Barack Obama March 26, 2015 Lawson State Community College Remarks on economic issues affecting urban areas, see 2015 presidential visit
Barack Obama April 29, 2011 15th Street, Alberta City and Holt Tour of tornado damage associated with the April 2011 tornado outbreak in Tuscaloosa
George W. Bush September 28, 2006 BJCC and Hoover Public Safety Center Fundraiser for governor Bob Riley and speech on energy policy. See 2006 Presidential speech in Hoover
George W. Bush November 3, 2003 CraneWorks and Sheraton Birmingham Hotel Speech on the economy and for a Bush-Cheney luncheon
George W. Bush July 15, 2002 Alys Stephens Center and BJCC National security speech & fundraiser for gubernatorial candidate Bob Riley
George W. Bush June 21, 2001 Oak Mountain State Park and BJCC Budget speech & fundraiser for Senator Jeff Sessions
Bill Clinton April 15, 1998 Pratt City and McDonald Chapel Tour of tornado damage associated with the 1998 Oak Grove tornado.
Bill Clinton October 24, 1996 Birmingham-Southern College Presidential campaign speech.
George Bush August 22, 1992 Riverchase Galleria Presidential campaign speech and remarks at the Pride in Alabama Rally.
George Bush April 20, 1990 Birmingham-Southern College and BJCC Signing the National Recycling Month Proclamation[1] & fundraising luncheon for Senatorial candidate Bill Cabaniss
Ronald Reagan October 28, 1986 BJCC Campaign rally for Senator Jeremiah Denton
Ronald Reagan June 6, 1985 BJCC Fundraising luncheon for Senator Jeremiah Denton
Ronald Reagan October 15, 1984 University of Alabama Remarks and a question-and-answer session. [2]
Gerald Ford May 3, 1976 Wilson Park and BJCC Presidential campaign speech [3], [4]
Richard Nixon May 25, 1971 Parliament House Briefing on domestic policy. See 1971 Presidential visit
Franklin D. Roosevelt September 17, 1940 Jasper Funeral of William Bankhead
Franklin D. Roosevelt November 18, 1934 Woodrow Wilson Park Stop along visit through the Tennessee Valley, see 1934 Presidential visit
Warren Harding October 26, 1921 Capitol Park Semicentennial of Birmingham celebrations. See 1921 Presidential visit
William Taft November 2-3, 1909 Hillman Hotel National tour, see 1909 Presidential visit
Theodore Roosevelt October 24, 1905 Capitol Park & Alabama State Fair Grounds speech[5]. See 1905 Presidential visit
William McKinley December 16, 1898 Tuskegee Institute visit at invitation of Booker T. Washington
Benjamin Harrison April 16, 1891 Capitol Park speech[6] and luncheon at the Caldwell Hotel
Grover Cleveland November 1888 Lakeview Park

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