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March 13, 1730 Sir Alexander Cuming leaves Charleston on a secret mission: To negotiate a treaty with the Cherokee, who were hostile towards the English
March 13, 1736 John Wesley's first church service in Savannah is attended by some 20 worshippers
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  The Wesleys in Georgia
March 13, 1753 James Gunn, U. S. Senator from Georgia is born, Virginia
  James Gunn
March 13, 1756 Earl of Loudoun appointed commander-in-chief of his majesty's forces in America.
March 13, 1835 Ignatius A. Few is appointed commissioner in charge of construction of the U. S. Mint in Dahlonega, Georgia.
March 13, 1933 President Roosevelt asked Congress to amend the Volstead Act, allowing for the sale of beer. Southern legislators are unhappy with the request. When voted on and approved two days later only two Georgians vote for the act.
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
March 13, 1954 Bobby Thomson, playing for the Milwaukee Braves, breaks his ankle while sliding into 2nd base during Spring Training. Hank Aaron replaces him.
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
  Hank Aaron
March 13, 1954 Storms ripped through the state, including Chattahoochee, Taylor, Houstoun, Crawford, Bibb, Twiggs, Hall, Madison and Elbert County, killing 8 and injuring more than 100 people
  Bibb County, Georgia
  Elbert County, Georgia
  Crawford County, Georgia
March 13, 1957 The original 220 acres of land for New Echota is given to the state.
  Gordon County, Georgia
March 13, 1981 President Reagan announces additional federal aid for the murdered and missing youth in Atlanta
  Atlanta Child Murders
March 13, 1993 The Storm of the Century.
  Storm of the Century
March 13, 2006 James Sullivan is convicted of murder in the death of his wife Lita
  James Sullivan and the murder of Lita Sullivan
March 13, 2008 Police in Chapel Hill arrest Lawrence Lovette Jr. in the murder of Eve Carson
March 13, 2008 Georgia Bulldogs (UGA basketball) defeat Mississippi (Ole Miss) in overtime, 97-95
  2008 Georgia Bulldogs Basketball
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