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November 3, 1757 Because of increased tensions due to the French and Indian War, Georgia signs a peace treaty with the Creek Indians.
  Creek Indians
November 3, 1789 First General Assembly held in Georgia under the new state constitution
November 3, 1847 George Washington Towns begins term as governor of Georgia
  Governors of Georgia, 1801-1900
November 3, 1884 The Atlanta Constitution becomes a true daily paper when it publishes its first Monday edition.
November 3, 1909 The New York-to-Atlanta road race culminates on Peachtree Street in Atlanta.
November 3, 1914 Carl Vinson wins election to the U. S. House of Representatives, becoming the youngest Congressman in American history
  Carl Vinson, Father of the Two Ocean Navy
November 3, 1926 Amidst a growing scandal (he is later exonerated) Ty Cobb resigns as manager of the Detroit Tigers
  Ty Cobb
November 3, 1964 Georgia is one of six states whose electoral votes are won by Barry Goldwater. Lyndon Johnson wins by a landslide. Georgia objected to much of Johnson's "Great Society" plans.
November 3, 1964 Georgia, along with other southern states, vote for Republican candidate Barry Goldwater. It is the first time this happened since the Republican Party was founded.
November 3, 1970 Carter defeats Republican Hal Suit in race for governor. Lester Maddox, who was the pro-segregation governor preceding Carter, becomes Lieutenant Governor
  Jimmy Carter
November 3, 1986 Primus King dies, Columbus, Georgia
November 3, 1992 Georgia lottery is approved by the voters
  Georgia Lottery
November 3, 1992 William Clinton wins Georgia, with George Bush second and Ross Perot third; Wyche Fowler wins the popular vote for U. S. Senate, but fails to gain the required majority, forcing a run-off against Paul Coverdell. Cynthia McKinney is elected to become the first black woman to serve in the U. S. House of Representatives from the state of Georgia.
  Paul Coverdell
  Cynthia McKinney
November 3, 1998 Georgia elects Democrat Roy Barnes Governor and Paul Coverdale as Senator
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