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February 18, 1562 French explorer Jean Ribault leaves France with a party of Hugonauts and heads to Port Royal to establish a colony.
  Rene Goulaine De Laudonniere
  Jean Ribault
February 18, 1736 Oglethorpe arrives at St. Simon
  James Oglethorpe
February 18, 1780 Stephen Heard begins term as governor
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
February 18, 1794 The U. S. Supreme Court rules against the state of Georgia in Chisholm v. Georgia
  Chisholm v. Georgia
February 18, 1796 Act rescinding the Yazoo Land Act becomes law
  Yazoo Land Fraud
February 18, 1796 Under pressure from reformists led by U.S. Senator and Revolutionary War hero James Jackson, the Yazoo Land Act is rescinded.
  James Jackson
  Georgia headright grants
February 18, 1818 John Paulding dies, Duchess County, New York
February 18, 1854 Georgia Western Railroad chartered
  Georgia Western Railroad
February 18, 1854 Charlton County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Charlton County, Georgia
February 18, 1863 Cornerstone laid for the Macon Armory
  City of Macon, Georgia
February 18, 1950 WSB Barn Dance went off the air
  WSB Atlanta
February 18, 1956 Dr. Thomas H. Brewer, who help create a Columbus chapter of the NAACP in 1937 and was an important figure in the Primus King case, is murdered by Lucio Flowers, a white policeman. Brewer was shot 7 times in front of his office in Columbus
  The Road to Integration
  Columbus, Georgia
February 18, 1993 Billy Issacs released from Georgia prison
  Alday family murders
February 18, 2011 Habersham Bank, Clarkesville, GA fails. Assets are purchased by SCBT N. A.
  Bank Failures in Georgia
February 18, 2011 Citizens Bank of Effingham, Springfield, GA fails. Assets are purchased by Heritage Bank of the South
  Bank Failures in Georgia
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