Our Georgia History
 

January
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Georgia History Timeline
Chronology for January 7

Yesterday    Tomorrow

January  February  March  April  May  June  July  
August  September  October  November  December  

January 7, 1755 Georgia officially transitions from Trustee control to a royal colony
January 7, 1755 Georgia General Assembly meets for the first time.
January 7, 1776 Lachlan McIntosh appointed Colonel of Georgia troops
  Georgia and the American Revolution
  Lachlan McIntosh
January 7, 1789 George Walton begins term as governor
  George Walton
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
January 7, 1795 Governor George Mathews signs into law a bill that agrees to sell almost 40 million acres to speculators at the starting the Yazoo Land Fraud. This corrupt deal led to the downfall of many popular politicians of the day.
  Yazoo Land Fraud
  Georgia headright grants
  James Gunn
January 7, 1806 Treaty of Washington
January 7, 1839 Wesleyan College begins classes
January 7, 1861 Robert Toombs delivers a farewell to the U. S. Senate, almost two weeks before Georgia votes to secede.
  Robert Toombs
January 7, 1961 After meeting with attorney Griffin Bell and others, segregationist governor Earnest Vandiver moves to stay Bootle's order to desegregate the University of Georgia
  University of Georgia, Athens (UGA)
  Ernest Vandiver, Jr.
January 7, 1997 Newt Gingrich is elected Speaker of the House for a second time
  Newt Gingrich
January 7, 2008 Gary Hilton shows police where they can locate the body of Meredith Emerson in Dawson Forest
  Meredith Emerson
January
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
January  February  March  April  May  June  July  
August  September  October  November  December  

Yesterday     Tomorrow
The best search in Georgia History


Return to Index


FrontHistory 101Early GeorgiaAmerican IndiansSearch
WarsPeopleTimelineListsPlacesPoetry




Golden Ink
Georgia's innovative design group


Legal Notice
Privacy Policy
Copyright