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October 11, 1727 King George II crowned king of England (coronation)
October 11, 1760 James Wright arrives in Georgia
  James Wright
October 11, 1787 U. S. Constitution is printed in the Savannah Gazette of the State of Georgia and two days later in Augusta
  City of Augusta, Georgia
October 11, 1853 Casimer Pulaski monument dedicated, Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
October 11, 1904 The battleship Georgia is launched.
October 11, 1911 Allen G. Newman's Peace Monument, a symbol of the reconciliation that occurred between the North and the South is dedicated at Atlanta's Piedmont Park
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Piedmont Park
October 11, 1921 Inspired by a series of stories in the New York World, congressional hearings open on the activities of the Ku Klux Klan. They will continue for a week.
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
October 11, 1927 100,000 people watch as "Lucky Lindy" parade's from Atlanta's Candler Field to Georgia Tech's Grant Field, where 20,000 hear him deliver a speech, shortly after his non-stop solo flight to Paris
October 11, 1972 Doe v. Bolton argued before the Supreme Court
  Roe v. Wade expanded in ruling on Doe v. Bolton
October 11, 1979 The United States Senate censures Herman Talmadge for improper financial conduct. He accepted $43,435.83 for expenses he never incurred and failed to report campaign receipts and expenditures.
October 11, 1992 Deion Sanders becomes the first player to participate in two pro sports games in the same day, playing for Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon, then flying back to Pittsburg to play in the National League Championship Series with the Atlanta Braves. Often overlooked in this accomplishment is the fact that he had played with the Braves in Pittsbugh on Saturday night.
  Atlanta Falcons
October 11, 1996 The Adamson Act, which led the way to eight hour days and time and a half for overtime is officially replaced by other legislation
October 11, 2001 Feds indict former Georgia School Superintendent Linda Schrenko, her chief deputy Merle Temple Jr. and A. Stephan Botes, a business owner from Alpharetta, GA. Schrenko, who served as superintendent from 1995 through 2003, ordered the Education Department to issue 11 checks, ranging from $45,000 to $49,900, just under the $50,000 amount that would have triggered an automatic review by the department.
October 11, 2004 Braves lose the National League Division Series to the Houston Astros, 3 games to 2.
  2004 National League Division Series
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
October 11, 2010 The Atlanta Braves lose the League Division Series to the San Francisco Giants, 3 games to 1.
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