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October 29, 1765 Four parishes added:St. Thomas and St. Mary (Camden County);St. David and St. Patrick (Glynn County)
  Glynn County, Georgia
  Camden County, Georgia
October 29, 1829 Michigan's Berrien County is created to honor Georgian John McPherson Berrien
  John MacPherson Berrien (John Berrien)
October 29, 1861 Combined land-sea fleet leaves Hampton Roads, Virginia
October 29, 1863 Returning from the western states of the Confederacy, President Davis arrives in Atlanta
  Jefferson Davis
October 29, 1889 Georgia legislature approves the sale of the remaining land in the Okefenokee Swamp
  Okefenokee Swamp
October 29, 1890 Tom Woolfolk is hung in Perry, GA
  Tom Woolfolk and the Woolfolk Family murders
October 29, 1898 Allen Daniel Candler begins term as governor of Georgia
  Governors of Georgia, 1901-2000
  Governors of Georgia, 1801-1900
October 29, 1945 C. E. Woolman named president of Delta Air Lines
  Delta Air Lines
  Delta Air Lines
October 29, 1971 Duane Allman dies in Macon
  City of Macon, Georgia
  Duane Allman and the Allman Brothers Band
October 29, 1975 Linda Ronstadt opens the Fox Theater in Atlanta, ten months after the theater had been closed "for good." Atlanta Landmarks borrowed $1.8 million to buy the building and initiated the Save the Fox campaign.
  Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia
October 29, 2000 Premiere of The Legend of Bagger Vance, starring Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron and Bruce McGill. Some filming took place in Savannah and Jekyll Island.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Movies filmed in Georgia
October 29, 2008 Delta completes its acquisition of Northwest Airlines, pending judicial review
  Delta Air Lines
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