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April 11, 1753 Population of Georgia reported to by 2,381 whites and 1,061 blacks. These figures do not include king's troops or boatmen
April 11, 1768 Governor Wright signs into law an ordinance passed by both houses of the Georgia legislature appointing Benjamin Franklin as the state's colonial agent.
  Benjamin Franklin
April 11, 1773 William Bartram arrives in Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  William Bartram
April 11, 1789 Ignatius Alphohso Few, son of William Few and founder of Emory University, is born, Columbia County, Georgia
  Columbia County, Georgia
  William Few
  Ignatius Few
April 11, 1790 George Rockingham Gilmer is born, Wilkes County (now Oglethorpe County), Georgia
April 11, 1862 Fort Pulaski surrenders
  Civil War - 1862
April 11, 1881 The Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, a college for African-American women, opens in the basement of Friendship Baptist Church on the corner of Mitchell St. and Haynes St. It will become Spelman College,
April 11, 1942 U-boat 123 sinks the Gulfamerica off the Florida coast near Jacksonville
April 11, 1956 The Venable family signs a quit claim deed for the area encompassing Stone Mountain, giving it to Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial, Inc.
  Stone Mountain
April 11, 1959 Springer Mountain, between Fannin County and Gilmer County, becomes the start of the Appalachian Trail, replacing Oglethorpe Mountain (Pickens County). The change reduced the length of the Appalachian Trail by about 15 miles
  Gilmer County, Georgia
  Pickens County, Georgia
  Fannin County, Georgia
April 11, 2004 Phil Mickelson wins the Masters.
  Mickelson defeats Els to capture the Masters
  Masters Tournament
April 11, 2008 Georgia Tech baseball player Michael Hutts is found dead in his off-campus apartment. It is later determined he died of morphine toxicity.
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