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December 18, 1833 Walker County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Freeman Walker
  Walker County, Georgia
December 18, 1834 State of Georgia charters the Georgia Methodists Conference Manuel Labor School in Oxford, Georgia. This would eventually become today's Emory University in Atlanta
  Atlanta, Georgia (through 1900)
  Emory University
December 18, 1857 Pierce County created
  William Pierce
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Pierce County, Georgia
December 18, 1857 Milton County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Milton County, Georgia
December 18, 1860 Lincoln writes Alexander Stephens to assure him that he (Lincoln) will not interfere with slavery in the South, directly or indirectly.
  Civil War - 1860
  Alexander Stephens
  Slavery in Georgia
December 18, 1879 Having moved from Augusta, Georgia (where it was known as the Augusta Institute), the Atlanta Baptist Seminary holds opening exercises. In attendance is Governor Alfred Colquitt and Georgia School Commissioner Gustavus Orr.
  Joseph Thomas Robert
December 18, 1885 Edith Bolling, who will marry President Woodrow Wilson after the death of his first wife, is born in Washington D. C.
  Woodrow Wilson
December 18, 1886 Ty Cobb born in Narrows (Banks County).
  Ty Cobb
December 18, 1894 Lakewood Amphitheater is approved. It will open within a year as a "whites only" facility
December 18, 1897 Fletcher Henderson (Jazz musician) is born in Atlanta
  Fletcher Henderon
December 18, 1917 Ossie Davis born, Cogdell, Georgia
  Ossie Davis
December 18, 1971 Bobby Jones, 69, dies, Atlanta, Georgia
  Bobby Jones
December 18, 2003 Margaret DeFrancisco Named President/CEO of the Georgia Lottery Corporation. DeFrancisco had been running the New York Lottery for four years.
  Georgia Lottery
December 18, 2009 RockBridge Commercial Bank, Atlanta, Georgia, fails.
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