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July 11, 1733 Aboard a ship of Jews who arrive in Georgia without the knowledge of the Trustees is Dr. Samuel Nunis. The medical doctor is frequently credited with saving the colony of Georgia by sucessfully treating widespread sickness.
July 11, 1743 William Stevens becomes president of the state of Georgia
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
July 11, 1752 First grant of land to Puritans who settlers halfway between the Ogeechee and Altamaha Rivers. They established Midway and received a grant of 31,950 acres of land.
  Liberty County, Georgia
July 11, 1782 James Jackson and American forces enter Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  James Jackson
July 11, 1842 A portion of Land Lot 77 is donated by Samuel Mitchell for use by the Western and Atlantic Railroad. These 5 acres, known at the time as "State Square" are now part of Underground Atlanta and the site of the 0 mile marker for the W&ARR
  Atlanta, Georgia (through 1900)
  Western and Atlantic Railroad
July 11, 1877 State constitutional convention is seated. Former governor Charles Jenkins is chair.
  Charles Jones Jenkins
July 11, 1947 Five male inmates at a "Negro" prison are killed and 8 are wounded when 27 convicts attempted to escape the facility. 14 escaped prisoners gave themselves up voluntarily.
  Glynn County, Georgia
July 11, 1972 Carter lobbies to be George McGovern's vice-presidential running mate on the 1972 Democratic ticket
  Jimmy Carter
July 11, 1977 President Carter presents the Martin Luther King's Medal of Freedom to Coretta Scott King, his wife
  Martin Luther King
  Jimmy Carter
July 11, 1988 Buckhead resident Julie Love runs out of gas on her way home from a business meeting. Her car is found between her boyfriend's home and a gas station
  Murder of Julie Love
July 11, 1995 National program, called America's Hope, is modeled after the Georgia HOPE Scholarship program
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