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October 10, 1738 Oglethorpe returns to Savannah from Frederica
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Fort Frederica
  James Oglethorpe
October 10, 1765 England raises postage fees.
October 10, 1777 Lachlan McIntosh leaves Georgia to report to Continental Army Commander George Washington. Colonel Samuel Elbert takes command of the Georgia brigade
  Samuel Elbert
  Lachlan McIntosh
October 10, 1787 William Pierce arrives in Savannah with the Constitution, a copy of the congressinal resolution and letters from Abraham Baldwin and William Few to Governor George Mathews, which he transmits to the governor.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Abraham Baldwin
  William Few
October 10, 1863 Jeff Davis tours Army of Tennessee lines in North Georgia
  Jefferson Davis
October 10, 1887 The Piedmont Exposition opens
  Piedmont Park
October 10, 1911 President William H. Taft tours Chickamauga Battlefield
October 10, 1920 Francis Frank Sinkwich is born, Youngstown, Ohio
  Frank Sinkwich
October 10, 1972 The Atlanta Hawks premier on WTCG
October 10, 1980 The Martin Luther King National Historic Site is created by the National Park System
  Martin Luther King
October 10, 1982 Atlanta Braves lose the National League Championship Series to the St. Louis Cardinals, 3 games to 0
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
October 10, 1982 Creation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site
  Martin Luther King
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