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April 6, 1733 Ironically, Dr. Cox becomes the first colonist to die in Georgia.
April 6, 1735 Morovians arrive in Georgia. They had been personally invited to join the colony by James Oglethorpe
April 6, 1756 Charges are brought by Georgia General Assembly to Lord Halifax about royal governor John Reynolds. William Little, his secretary, was handling administration of the colony and not Reynolds. Little, a friend of Reynolds from the Royal Navy, changed the voting of the house to show that a bill which was approved by the Georgia legislature had been voted down.
April 6, 1787 Duncan Lamont Clinch born, Edgecombe County, North Carolina
  Duncan L. (Lamont) Clinch
April 6, 1830 James Augustine Healy, who will become the first African-American Roman Catholic Bishop, is born near Grey, Georgia (Jones County). He is the property of Michael Morris Healy, who was also his father.
  James Augustine Healy
April 6, 1838 Winfield Scott is given command of federal forces in the Cherokee Nation.
April 6, 1906 Tornadoes strike North Georgia, striking Woodlands, (the estate of Godfrey Barnsley) and Gainesville, Georgia
  Godfrey Barnsley and Barnsley Gardens
  Georgia Tornadoes
April 6, 1917 With America's imminent entry into The Great War, the battleship Georgia is recommissioned, serving as an escort and troop transport
April 6, 1917 United States declares war on Germany
  Woodrow Wilson
April 6, 1935 Brown Thrasher designated the state bird by decree of Governor. Legislature made it official in 1970
April 6, 1936 Tornado destroys downtown Gainesville
  Hall County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
April 6, 1936 Horton Smith wins his second Masters
April 6, 1953 The first Milwaukee Braves game is played at Milwaukee County Stadium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
April 6, 1958 Arnold Palmer wins the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. It is his first "major" tournament win.
  Masters Tournament
April 6, 1976 Carter wins Wisconsin Democratic primary
  Jimmy Carter
April 6, 1997 Georgia lottery introduces Cash 4
  Georgia Lottery
April 6, 2006 Cynthia McKinney apologizes to the Capitol Police for striking a guard
  Cynthia McKinney
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