Our Georgia History
 

October
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Georgia History Timeline
Chronology for October 1

Yesterday    Tomorrow

January  February  March  April  May  June  July  
August  September  October  November  December  

October 1, 1702 During Queen Anne's War, James Moore leads an expedition against the coastal missions between South Carolina and St. Augustine (Spanish capitol of Florida). This effectively ended the Spanish presence along the coast of Georgia. Moore captured and held the city of St. Augustine, only to be driven from the city by the Spanish fleet.
October 1, 1765 During their stay at Fort Barrington John and William Bartram discover Franklinia, Fevertree, and Ogeechee Lime
  William Bartram
October 1, 1776 State convention to create constitution held in Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  State Constitution of 1777
October 1, 1835 Robert Houstoun Anderson born, Savannah, Georgia
  Savannah, Georgia births and deaths
  General Robert H. Anderson
October 1, 1878 First weather station established in Atlanta at the Kimball House hotel
October 1, 1880 Nevin Opera House opens, Rome, GA
October 1, 1886 Deadline for bids to a commission studying the creation of Georgia Tech. Those who met the deadline were: Athens and UGA; Atlanta; Macon; Milledgeville; and Penfield, Georgia (site of original Mercer College)
  City of Macon, Georgia
October 1, 1900 The Atlanta Daily News begins publication.
October 1, 1901 After a year of operations, the Atlanta Daily News ceases publication
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
October 1, 1924 Jimmy Carter born, Plains, Georgia
  Sumter County, Georgia
  Jimmy Carter
October 1, 1930 Russell wins the gubernatorial run-off against George Carswell
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
October 1, 1958 James Brown first #1 hit, Try Me, is released
  James Brown
October 1, 1963 Georgia, eight months ahead of the National Civil Rights Act comprehensively desegregates virtually every public facility
  The Road to Integration
October 1, 1986 The Carter Presidential Museum and Library and the Carter Center are dedicated.
  Jimmy Carter
October 1, 1986 First Union acquires Georgia State Bankshares, Inc., Atlanta
  Wachovia and First Union Banks
October 1, 1986 Carter Presidential Library is dedicated.
  Jimmy Carter
October 1, 2000 General release of Remember the Titans
  Movies filmed in Georgia
  Kevin Ian 'Kip' Pardue
  Remember the Titans
October 1, 2003 OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" becomes the top-selling album in the United States
  OutKast
October
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
January  February  March  April  May  June  July  
August  September  October  November  December  

Yesterday     Tomorrow
The best search in Georgia History


Return to Index


FrontHistory 101Early GeorgiaAmerican IndiansSearch
WarsPeopleTimelineListsPlacesPoetry




Golden Ink
Georgia's innovative design group


Legal Notice
Privacy Policy
Copyright