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October 20, 1774 Peace treaty signed with the Creek, ending hostilities that commenced in January, 1774
  Creek Indians
October 20, 1837 Seminole leader Osceola captured by U. S. troops during the Second Seminole War. Colonel Thomas Jesup lured him from hiding under a flag of truce, then ordered his imprisonment
October 20, 1839 Augustus Bacon born, Bryan County, Georgia
  Augustus Bacon
  Bacon County, Georgia
  Bryan County, Georgia
October 20, 1880 Oglethorpe Park in Atlanta is lit by electric lights
October 20, 1880 Electric light shown for the first time at Oglethorpe Park in Atlanta
  Atlanta, Georgia (through 1900)
October 20, 1905 President Theodore Roosevelt visits Roswell (Roswell, Georgia history) and Atlanta (Atlanta, Georgia history). The President's train stopped at Chamblee (Roswell Station), where he boarded the train to Roswell. He crossed the Chattahoochee River and visited both Bulloch Hall and Roswell Square, where he made brief comments. Roosevelt then had lunch at the Piedmont Driving Club (now Piedmont Park) and spoke at Georgia Tech before leaving for Jacksonville, Florida later that evening.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Piedmont Park
October 20, 1998 Ralph David Abernathy III, son of famed Civil Rights leader, indicted on 35 charges including making a false statement, violation of oath of office, theft by taking, forgery and witness tampering
  Abernathy convicted on 18 felony counts
  Ralph David Abernathy III
October 20, 2007 Sonny Perdue declares North Georgia a disaster area siting falling water reserves and a long-term lack of rain. He asks President George Bush to do the same
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