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June 14, 1736 Oglethorpe orders Noble Jones to survey Augusta.
  James Oglethorpe
  City of Augusta, Georgia
June 14, 1775 Joseph Warren appointed Major General of Massachusetts troops.
  Joseph Warren
June 14, 1778 Britain declares war on France
  Georgia and the American Revolution
June 14, 1782 Royal Governor James Wright receives orders to abandon Savannah, which he does a week later.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  James Wright
  James Wright
June 14, 1864 Confederate General and Episcopal Bishop Leonidas Polk is killed by enemy artillery fire on Pine Mountain
June 14, 1875 Gainesville begins regularly scheduled garbage pick-up
June 14, 1877 Henry Flipper becomes the first black to graduate from West Point
  Henry O. Flipper From Slave to Officer
June 14, 1879 Resolution to aid creation of colleges for women to the U. S. Senate
June 14, 1880 James Longstreet appointed Minister Resident of Turkey
  James Longstreet
June 14, 1883 Former governor Charles Jenkins dies.
  Charles Jones Jenkins
June 14, 1914 In the Atlanta Georgian, John Temple Graves, editor of the New York American, calls for the creation of a memorial to the men who fought for the Confederacy.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Stone Mountain
June 14, 1923 "Fiddlin'" John Carson records "Little old Log Cabin"
  Fiddlin' John Carson
June 14, 1928 Cornerstone laid for Fox Theater, Atlanta
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia
June 14, 1934 Ocmulgee National Monument becomes part of the National Park System
  City of Macon, Georgia
June 14, 1941 After hearing evidence against Walter Cocking the Board of Regents votes 8-7 to retain the UGA professor.
June 14, 1952 Hank Aaron signed by the Braves. Wins Northern League Rookie of the Year
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
  Hank Aaron
June 14, 2001 Andre Rison announces his engagement to Lisa Lopes, which is later called off.
  Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes
June 14, 2010 Fulton County judge Kimberly Adams dismissed the case against Neal Horsley because his actions against Elton John did not warrant criminal charges
  Elton John Death Threats
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