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January 20, 1707 Frederick Louis, son of King George II and father of King George III is born, Hanover, Germany
January 20, 1733 The Ann arrives in Beaufort, South Carolina
  James Oglethorpe
January 20, 1764 King George III defines Georgia's boundaries, extending them to the St. Mary's
January 20, 1764 John Wilkes is removed from Parliament.
  John Wilkes
January 20, 1776 Georgia provincial congress begins session.
January 20, 1788 First African Baptist Church founded, Savannah, Georgia. It is the first African-American church in the United States.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
January 20, 1939 Paul Coverdell born, Des Moines, Iowa
  Paul Coverdell
January 20, 1951 Governor Eugene Talmadge attempts to fight integration by asking the legislature to withhold funds from schools which admit black students
January 20, 1956 Branch Rickey described the problems he faced after his decision to integrate the Brooklyn Dodgers by signing Jackie Robinson in a speech in Atlanta, Georgia
January 20, 1962 Break it to me Gently peaks at #4
  Brenda Lee
January 20, 1963 More than 2.5 million dollars in damage is done in Clay County and a person is killed when an F1 tornado travels some 7 miles across the county.
  Georgia Tornadoes
January 20, 1969 Georgia Senator Richard B. Russell assumes the chairmanship of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee.
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
January 20, 1969 Dean Rusk leaves office at the end of President Lyndon B. Johnson's term.
  Dean Rusk
January 20, 1977 Jimmy Carter asks Max Cleland to head the Veterans Administration
  Jimmy Carter
  Max Cleland
January 20, 1977 Jimmy Carter becomes the first native-born Georgian to be inaugurated President of the United States
  Jimmy Carter
January 20, 2001 President William Clinton pardons Georgians during the waning moments of his presidency
  Presidential Pardons
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