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March 6, 1856 Towns County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Towns County, Georgia
March 6, 1907 Logan E. Bleckley dies, Clarkesville, Georgia. He is interred at Oakland Cemetery
  Logan E. Bleckley
  Oakland Cemetery
March 6, 1933 Following the governors of New York, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Georgia Governor Eugene Talmadge declares a 3-day bank holiday to prevent the exchange of currency for gold.
March 6, 1936 While in Augusta, Georgia, heavyweight champ Jim Braddock states that he is not afraid of the Brown Bomber, Joe Louis
  City of Augusta, Georgia
March 6, 1941 Gutzon Borglum dies
  John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum
March 6, 1946 Judge Samuel Sibley rules against the Georgia Democratic Party in the U. S. Circuit Court. They had argued that the Democratic Party Primary was neither funded by or controlled by the state and was exempt from exempt from Constitutional rules regarding disenfranchisement
  The Road to Integration
March 6, 1978 Hustler publisher Larry Flynt is shot twice by Joseph Paul Franklin as he returned to the Gwinnett County Courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville.
March 6, 1990 Georgia Bulldogs mascot Uga V is born
March 6, 1992 Severe thunderstorms strike across the state of Georgia, with Marietta receiving 6 inches of hail
March 6, 2007 Eddie Nabors of Dalton, Ga. was one of two winners to share a $390 million Mega Millions jackpot - the largest in U.S. history.
  Georgia Lottery
  Whitfield County, Georgia
March 6, 2009 Freedom Bank of Georgia in Commerce was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance and the FDIC was named as receiver. Deposits and some assets were transferred to the Northeast Georgia Bank in Lavonia.
  Bank Failures in Georgia
March 6, 2011 UGA centerfielder Johnathan Taylor suffers a serious spinal injury in a collision with leftfielder Zach Cone trying to catch a fly ball during a game with FSU.
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