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June 28, 1776 Bombardment of Sullivans Island (Fort Sullivan, now Fort Moultrie) begins
June 28, 1776 Before the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Lt. Colonel Thomas Sumter, under the command of William Moultrie, aided in the defense of Sullivan's Island and Fort Moultrie.
  Thomas Sumter
June 28, 1779 Battle of Hickory Hill
  Georgia and the American Revolution
June 28, 1796 A conference between Georgia, the United States and the Creek Confederacy at Coleraine on St. Mary's River ends with the Georgia commissioners denouncing the proceeding as a "...fraud on the state"
  Creek Indians
June 28, 1824 William Tatum Wofford born, near Cornelia (Habersham County), Georgia. This date is sometimes erroneously given as 1823
  Habersham County, Georgia
  William Tatum Wofford
June 28, 1887 The name Coca-Cola is trademarked by John S. Pemberton. He registered it in his name, not the name of the Pemberton Chemical Company.
  John Stith (Styth) Pemberton
  Coca-Cola
June 28, 1902 Major portion of the city of Elberton, Georgia (county seat of Elbert County) is destroyed by fire
  Elbert County, Georgia
June 28, 1948 Clarence Thomas is born, Pinpoint (near Savannah), Georgia
  Savannah, Georgia births and deaths
  Clarence Thomas
June 28, 1981 Morris Edwin Roberts, Jr. gained access to FBI offices in Atlanta, holding 9 employees hostage for three hours. He was shot and killed by the FBI Swat Team and the Atlanta Police. No motive was established.
June 28, 1987 MARTA's fare increases to $.75
  Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
June 28, 1990 U.S. Supreme Court rejects Carl Issac's appeal of second death sentence
  Alday family murders
June 28, 2008 Owner "Sonny" Seiler announces the death of University of Georgia Athens mascot Uga IV
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