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February 3, 1780 Heard's Fort, built by Stephen Heard in 1774, is named capitol of Revolutionary Georgia
February 3, 1786 Greene County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Nathanael Greene
  Greene County, Georgia
February 3, 1788 John Reynolds, first royal governor of Georgia, died after suffering a stroke
February 3, 1842 Sidney Clopton Lanier born, Macon, Georgia
  City of Macon, Georgia
  Sidney Lanier
February 3, 1856 Andrew Jackson Miller, who is generally recognized as the earliest proponent of women's rights in Georgia, dies in Richmond County, Georgia
  Andrew Jackson (A. J.) Miller
February 3, 1865 Alexander Stephens, as Vice President of the Confederate States of America holds a conference with Abraham Lincoln on a ship off the coast of Virginia regarding the end of the Civil War.
  Alexander Stephens
  Civil War - 1865
February 3, 1924 Former President Woodrow Wilson, who grew up in Augusta and practiced law in Atlanta, died in Washington, D. C.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  City of Augusta, Georgia
  Woodrow Wilson
February 3, 1925 The Atlanta Aero Club, the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Junior Chamber, the Atlanta Woman's Club,the American Legion, the Greater Atlanta Club and others announce support of a landing field in Atlanta.
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
February 3, 1930 Lee Hugh Phillips born, Stockbridge, Georgia
  Corporal Lee Hugh Phillips
February 3, 1945 Eighth Air Force participates in a massive B-17 raid against Berlin, Germany.
  Eighth Air Force
February 3, 1971 An explosion at a Thiokol chemical plant killed 34 people and injured 150.
  Thiokol Chemical Explosion near Woodbine, Georgia
  Camden County, Georgia
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