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January 24, 1733 Benjamin Lincoln born, Hingham, Massachusetts
  Benjamin Lincoln
January 24, 1777 At the behest of the 2nd Continental Congress, a "Committee of Seven" is appointed to revise the Rules and Regulations of 1776. Button Gwinnett, William Belcher, Joseph Wood, Josiah Lewis, John Adam Treutlen, Henry Jones and George Wells are chosen.
  John Treutlen
  Button Gwinnett
January 24, 1779 Archibald Campbell leaves Savannah with about 1,000 men, heading northwest to Augusta.
January 24, 1826 Treaty with the Creek at Washington, DC. This voided the Treaty of 1825 at Indian Springs
  Creek Indians
January 24, 1840 Alabama legislature accepts the line established in the 1826 Georgia survey
January 24, 1854 Fannin County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Fannin County, Georgia
January 24, 1884 24-year old Joseph Jacobs purchases a drug store on Peachtree Street near present-day Underground Atlanta.
January 24, 1930 Rebecca Latimer Felton dies, Atlanta
  Rebecca Latimer Felton
January 24, 1939 Harold Ragsdale ("Ray Stevens") is born in Clarksdale
January 24, 1949 Georgia Women Jurors bill moves to the floor of the state house
  Women allowed on jury duty
January 24, 1960 Martin Luther King becomes co-pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church with his father, "Daddy King"
  Martin Luther King
January 24, 1987 A crowd of 20,000 racially mixed people from the metropolitan Atlanta area join Rev. Hosea Williams and others in a unity march in Cumming, Georgia (Forsyth County). A march the previous week had been turned back by racists.
  Forsyth County, Georgia
  The Road to Integration
January 24, 1996 Statue of Richard B. Russell is dedicated, in front of the Richard B. Russell Senate Office Building
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
January 24, 2006 Jury selection begins in former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell's corruption trial
  Mayor Bill Campbell indicted
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