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August 10, 1747 Queen of the Creeks, Mary Musgrove, claims ownership of much of Georgia, including the land from Savannah to Pipe Makers Bluff
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Creek Indians
August 10, 1774 Meeting at Tondee's Tavern to vote on eight resolutions, including calling the Intolerable Acts "contrary to the British constitution." The Radicals did not elect representatives to the First Continental Congress, although the proposal did receive much of the meeting's attention.
August 10, 1776 Declaration of Independence read to citizens in Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Archibald Bulloch
  Georgia and the American Revolution
  Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Savannah
August 10, 1890 Clio arrives at the Grant Park Zoo. The elephant was purchased through donations by the children of Atlanta
  ZooAtlanta
August 10, 1921 Following an active day of sailing and swimming at Campobello Island in New Brunswick, Canada, Franklin Roosevelt lays ill, unable to move his legs. Weeks later the illness is diagnosed as polio.
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
August 10, 1926 Alvin "Junior" Samples is born, Cumming, GA
  Junior Samples
August 10, 1933 The property at New Echota is transferred to the National Park Service.
August 10, 1993 Georgia Lottery introduces Cash 3
  Georgia Lottery
August 10, 1993 Tickets for Lotto Georgia go on sale for the first time
August 10, 2011 REI employee spots the Dougherty gang in Colorado Springs. Police in Pueblo County, Colorado pursue the gang on I-25 and halt the car with "stop sticks"
  Dougherty Gang
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