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December 2, 1736 Richard Montgomery born, County Dublin, Ireland
December 2, 1737 John Wesley returns to England
  The Wesleys in Georgia
December 2, 1761 James Wright is instructed to consult with Parliament prior to obtaining "Indian lands."
  James Wright
December 2, 1863 Following his defeat at Chattanooga, Braxton Bragg officially relinquishes command of the Army of Tennessee. General William Hardee assumes command.
  Civil War - 1863
December 2, 1896 A storm delivers 6 inches of snow to Atlanta.
December 2, 1924 Cartoonist Jack Davis born, Atlanta, Georgia
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
December 2, 1954 Georgia Senators Russell and George vote to censure Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
December 2, 1955 Hood's Ole Dan is born. Frank Heard would give the pup to Cecelia Seiler, beginning the legacy of Uga, the UGA mascot
December 2, 1962 A Louisville and Nashville train derails in Marietta, Georgia while carrying nuclear weapons components
  Marietta, GA
December 2, 1994 Cobb, starring Tommy Lee Jones as Ty Cobb, and Robert Wuhl, is released. Filming locations include Royston, GA (Ty Cobb's home town) and Athens.
  Ty Cobb
  Movies filmed in Georgia
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