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January 21, 1733 Oglethorpe, Peter Gordon, Colonel William Bull, Jonathan Bryan and others set sail to find a site to settle south of the Savannah River.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  James Oglethorpe
January 21, 1806 Former royal governor of Georgia Henry Ellis dies.
January 21, 1813 Explorer John C. Fremont born, Savannah, Georgia
January 21, 1832 Augustin S. Clayton enters the U. S. Senate, replacing Wilson Lumpkin, who had been elected Governor of Georgia
  Augustin Smith Clayton
January 21, 1854 Fannin County created
  James Walker Fannin
  Creation of Georgia Counties
January 21, 1925 Ocmulgee River crests at 26.3 ft in Lumber City during a flood.
January 21, 1925 U. S. Mint strikes the first Stone Mountain coin.
  Stone Mountain
January 21, 1940 Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, becomes part of Emory University and cornerstone of the new medical program
  Emory University
January 21, 1942 Singer/songwriter Scott "Mac" Davis born, Lubbock, Texas
  'Mac' Davis
January 21, 1959 Tornado strikes Chickamauga battlefield, knocking down 2,000 trees
  Georgia Tornadoes
  Catoosa County, Georgia
January 21, 1961 Dean Rusk becomes Secretary of State under John F. Kennedy
  Dean Rusk
January 21, 1971 Richard B. Russell dies, Washington, DC
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
January 21, 1977 President Jimmy Carter pardons all Vietnam-era draft dodgers
  Jimmy Carter
January 21, 1985 Record breaking cold weather sweeps into Georgia, with the temperature reaching -8 degrees in Atlanta, -6 degrees in Macon and 3 degrees in Savannah
  City of Macon, Georgia
  City of Savannah, Georgia
January 21, 1987 Carter Presidential Library is open to researchers
  Jimmy Carter
January 21, 1997 The U. S. House votes in favor of the punishment recommended by the Ethics Committee, a $300,000 fine for funding a college course that he taught with tax-exempt funds
  Newt Gingrich
January 21, 2011 Enterprise Banking Company, McDonough, GA fails.
  Bank Failures in Georgia
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