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June 20, 1773 Peter Early born, Madison County, Virginia
  Peter Early
June 20, 1793 Eli Whitney files a patent application for the cotton gin, developed on the plantation of American Revolutionary hero General Nathaniel Greene
  Nathanael Greene
  Slavery in Georgia
June 20, 1819 S. S Savannah arrives in Liverpool, becoming the first steam-powered ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean
June 20, 1865 Orders for the release of former Georgia Governor Joe Brown from Carroll Prison (Old Capitol Prison) are issued
June 20, 1912 An intensity V earthquake struck Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Earthquakes that have struck Georgia
June 20, 1920 Actor DeForest Kelley born, Atlanta, Georgia
  DeForest Kelley
June 20, 1930 Bobby Jones wins the British Open, Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, England
  Bobby Jones wins the Grand Slam of golf
June 20, 1941 Gov. Eugene Talmadge demands the resignation of three regents board members who opposed his efforts to oust Dean Walter Cocking on charges of "advocating doctines contrary to southern tradition"
June 20, 1953 Louise Suggs wins the LPGA Western Open
  Louise Suggs
June 20, 1979 Willie Foster Sellers is arrested at a Delta Frieght dock in Atlanta, Georgia. He had been one of the FBI's Top Ten Most Wanted
  Delta Air Lines
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