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January 13, 1733 The Ann arrives in Charleston with James Oglethorpe, a doctor, a pastor and 114 colonists
  James Oglethorpe
January 13, 1795 Land is deeded to The Georgia Company, The Georgia-Mississippi Company, The Tennessee Company and the Upper Mississippi Company under the corrupt Yazoo Act. Georgia Governor George Mathews signs the deed.
  Yazoo Land Fraud
  Fletcher v. Peck
January 13, 1815 600 British troops attacked Point Peter, overwhelming its 130 soldiers. The British seized St. Marys, looted jewelry and fine China from its residents, and burned the fort.
  Camden County, Georgia
January 13, 1815 John McPherson Berrien, Robert Walker, Young Gresham and Stephen W. Harris rule a law passed by the general assembly was illegal. The assembly reprimands them for over-stepping their authority.
  John MacPherson Berrien (John Berrien)
January 13, 1865 Flooding destroys property in east-central Georgia including Augusta and Hamburg
  City of Augusta, Georgia
  Richmond County, Georgia
January 13, 1868 Thomas Ruger ordered to become "provisional governor" of Georgia, replacing Gov. Charles Jenkins, who refused to pay for a state constitutional convention. Jenkins flees the state.
  Charles Jones Jenkins
  Governors of Georgia, 1801-1900
January 13, 1902 The Boys' Industrial School opened. This is the earliest precursor to today's Berry College.
  Martha Berry
January 13, 1933 Augusta National Golf Club formally opens
  City of Augusta, Georgia
January 13, 1962 Ray Charles hits #9 with “Unchain My Heart”.
  Ray Charles
January 13, 1972 Jefferson and Burke Counties are the hardest hit by a series of strong storms that cause millions of dollars of damage and injure 26.
January 13, 1975 George Busbee inaugurated as governor
January 13, 1976 Henry Flipper's dishonorable discharge on 30 June 1882 is posthumously changed to an honorable discharge
  Henry O. Flipper From Slave to Officer
January 13, 2003 Sonny Perdue's inauguration as governor of Georgia
  Sonny Perdue
January 13, 2009 PCA voluntarily recalls peanut butter produced after July 1, 2008
  Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak
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