Ga Events in History



1982 Event - Atlanta Ga's temperature goes below zero F

1981 Event - 63rd PGA Championship: Larry Nelson shoots a 273 at Atlanta AC Ga

1979 Event - President Carter attacked by a rabbit on a canoe trip in Plains Ga

1977 Event - 39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga

1976 Event - 76th U.S. Golf Open: Jerry Pate shoots a 277 at Atlanta AC in Duluth Ga

1971 Event - Mayor declares state of emergency in Columbus Ga, racial disturbance

1964 Event - Hurricane Hilda, kills 38 in La, Miss and Ga

1963 Event - 15th Ryder Cup: U.S. beats 23-9 at East Lake CC Ga

1962 Event - Savannah, world's 1st nuclear-powered ship, completes maiden voyage from Yorktown, Va, to Savannah, Ga

1915 Event - Ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County Ga

1868 Event - FL, AL, LA, GA, North Carolina and South Carolina readmitted to US

1864 Event - Battle of Ft. McAllister, GA

1864 Event - Battle of Waynesborough (Brier Creek) GA

1864 Event - Skirmish at Hood evacuated confederates from Atlanta GA

1864 Event - Riot at McCook's to Lovejoy Station GA, US600 CS---

1864 Event - Riot at Stoneman's to Macon GA, US1000 CS---

1864 Event - Campaign in Northern Georgia - Chattanooga Georgia to Atlanta GA

1863 Event - Chickamauga campaign GA

1863 Event - CSS Chattahoochie explodes on Chattahoochie River GA, 18 die

1845 Event - Ether 1st used in childbirth in U.S., Jefferson, Ga

1835 Event - After gold discovery in Ga, Cherokees forced to move across Miss R

1819 Event - 1st steam propelled vessel to cross Atlantic (Savannah leaves Ga)

1788 Event - Pioneer African Baptist church organizes in Savannah, Ga













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