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October 14, 1735 John and Charles Wesley set sail to Georgia on the 225 ton ship Simmonds
  Charles Wesley
  The Wesleys in Georgia
October 14, 1857 Joseph Rucker Lamar born on a plantation near Ruckersville, Georgia
October 14, 1857 Joseph Rucker Lamar is born in Ruckersville.
October 14, 1863 Jefferson Davis returns to Atlanta, then leaves heading west.
  Jefferson Davis
October 14, 1940 Improvements ordered to Atlanta Airport by the WPA. In the following year the airport is virtually rebuilt
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
October 14, 1943 In a second raid on the ball-bearing plants in Schweinfurt, Germany, the Eighth Air Force effectively destroys the target. 60 of 291 planes do not return.
  Eighth Air Force
October 14, 1955 (Circa) Jerry Reed cuts "If The Good Lord’s Willing And The Creeks Don’t Rise," his first recording, at a studio in Nashville
October 14, 1956 On its way to an undefeated season, Georgia Tech introduces the first non-leather football.
October 14, 1964 William Bartholomay announces the Braves move to Atlanta
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
  William Bartholomay announces the Braves are moving to Atlanta
October 14, 1964 Lawrenceville added to the Metro Atlanta telephone calling area
October 14, 1964 Buford added to the Metro Atlanta calling area
October 14, 1977 Police announce the arrest of the Wynnton Stocking Strangler, Jerome Lucus
  Wynnton Stocking Strangler
October 14, 1992 Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4 games to 3.
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
October 14, 1995 Atlanta Braves sweep the Cincinnati Reds in the National League Championship Series
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
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