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August 18, 1776 General Charles Lee reviews the troops on Yamacraw Green
August 18, 1780 Baron Dekalb dies while a prisoner of war from wounds he received during the battle of Camden, South Carolina
  Baron DeKalb
August 18, 1781 Nathan Brownson begins term as governor
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
August 18, 1905 Jeff Davis County created
  Jefferson Davis
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Jeff Davis County, Georgia
August 18, 1905 Stephens County created
  Alexander Stephens
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Stephens County, Georgia
August 18, 1905 Toombs County created
  Robert Toombs
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Toombs County, Georgia
August 18, 1905 Turner County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Turner County, Georgia
August 18, 1920 The 19th Amendment to the Constitution, allowing women the right to vote becomes law. Georgia ratifies in 1970.
  Georgia, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States Constitution
August 18, 1927 Rosalynn Smith (Carter) born, Plains, Georgia
  Jimmy Carter
August 18, 1941 Flood Control Act of 1941 is enacted. This act authorized, in part, the construction of Allatoona Dam by the U. S. Corps of Engineers
August 18, 1946 The state of Georgia grants a charter to "The Colombians," a highly organized, all-white group of neo-Nazis (although the state did not know this at the time) that promoted hatred of Jews and blacks.
  The Colombians
August 18, 1948 Bobby Jones plays his last round of golf, fittingly at the East Lake Country Club
August 18, 1965 The Beatles appear at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
August 18, 2005 Alpharetta City Council votes to remove R. J. Kurey from his seat on the council following dramatic evidence that Kurey repeatedly broke city laws and threatened city employees and residents.
  Alpharetta City Council
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