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August 22, 1705 Georg Augustus marries Wilhelmina-Caroline von Brandenburg in Hanover, Germany
August 22, 1776 Lead elements of the First Florida Expedition leave Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
August 22, 1795 During the Yazoo Land Fraud, James Gunn, Mathew M'Allister, George Walker, Zachariah Cox, Jacob Walburger, William Longstreet and Wade Hampton, by deed, convey a portion of the Georgia Company's land to James Greenleaf. Greenleaf's later sale of the land results in the landmark U. S. Supreme Court ruling, Fletcher v. Peck.
  James Gunn
  Yazoo Land Fraud
  Fletcher v. Peck
August 22, 1821 Tornado strikes Tybee Island, smashing a portion of the U. S. Army barracks on the island
  Georgia Tornadoes
August 22, 1889 First electric streetcar in Atlanta runs from Edgewood Av. to Inman Park
August 22, 1891 City of Hazelhurst incorporated (now county seat of Jeff Davis County)
  Jeff Davis County, Georgia
August 22, 1901 National Weather Service relocates to the corner of Broad and Forsyth Streets (formerly the C&S National Bank building)
  National Weather Service
August 22, 1933 Georgia Day at the 1933 Chicago International Exposition
August 22, 2005 Rep. Jack Kingston dedicates the "Forgotten Invasion" exhibit at Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum, paying tribute to the fort on Peters Point that was the site of the last battle of the War of 1812.
August 22, 2007 "Barbie Bandit" Heather Lyn Johnston pleads guilty to theft by taking and marijuana possession.
  Barbie Bandits
August 22, 2009 America's Most Wanted profiles the case of Kristi Cornwell, missing from Blairsville
  Kristi Cornwell
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