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August 17, 1781 Augusta becomes the capitol of Georgia
  City of Augusta, Georgia
August 17, 1817 Andrew Pickens dies, Tomassee, South Carolina
  Andrew Pickens
August 17, 1826 While establishing the Georgia-Alabama line, mathematician James Camak realizes he made an error in establishing the Tennessee-Georgia line and reports it to the state.
  Georgia State Line
August 17, 1905 Grady County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Grady County, Georgia
  Henry Woodfin Grady
August 17, 1905 Jenkins County created
  Charles Jones Jenkins
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Jenkins County, Georgia
August 17, 1905 Tift County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Tift County, Georgia
August 17, 1905 Crisp County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Crisp County, Georgia
August 17, 1915 A lynch mob hangs Leo Frank, near the present-day site of the Big Chicken
  Leo Frank and the murder of Mary Phagan
  Cobb County, Georgia
  Marietta, GA
August 17, 1920 Lamar County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Lamar County, Georgia
August 17, 1942 Eighth Army Air Corps launched a mission against German marshalling areas in the Rouen, France railyard using American made B-17s. They are over the target for 7 minutes
  Eighth Air Force
August 17, 1943 In simultaneous attacks on Regensburg and Schweinfurt, the Eighth (Army) Air Force conducts raids on a Messerschmitt factory (Regensburg) and ball-bearing plants (Schweinfurt) from its secret base in England. Of 376 mission aircraft 60 are lost.
  Eighth Air Force
August 17, 1973 Conrad Potter Aiken died, Savannah, Georgia
  Savannah, Georgia births and deaths
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