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August 6, 1752 Second grant of land to settlers of Midway
  Liberty County, Georgia
August 6, 1775 Daniel Morgan and his company of Virginia militia report to American command in Boston
  Daniel Morgan
August 6, 1776 400 South Carolina troops arrive in Savannah to participate in the First Florida Expedition
  City of Savannah, Georgia
August 6, 1777 Continental General Lachlan McIntosh is ordered to report to George Washington.
  Lachlan McIntosh
  George Washington
August 6, 1779 John Wereat becomes President of the Executive Council
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
August 6, 1821 Freeman Walker resigns his seat in the U. S. Senate
  Freeman Walker
August 6, 1887 Just west of Macon, in Bibb County, nine members of Tom Woolfolk's family were murdered with an ax.
  Bibb County, Georgia
  Tom Woolfolk and the Woolfolk Family murders
August 6, 1914 Ellen Louise Axson dies, Washington D. C.
August 6, 1914 Ellen Axson Wilson, wife of President Woodrow Wilson, dies in the White House from complications due to Bright's Disease (an obsolete term for kidney disease)
  Woodrow Wilson
August 6, 1946 The Atlanta Constitution publishes Martin Luther King's letter to the editor in which the future civil rights leader calls for "basic rights and opportunities" for blacks.
  The Road to Integration
  Martin Luther King
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