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October 8, 1755 A small group of Arcadians, expelled from Canada by the British, land in Georgia and establish a colony.
October 8, 1862 Battle of Perryville, KY
  Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
October 8, 1863 Confederate President Jefferson Davis arrives in Atlanta
  Jefferson Davis
October 8, 1887 Piedmont Park opens (for whites only)
  Piedmont Park
October 8, 1888 Georgia Tech opens its doors with a total of 129 students
October 8, 1889 Collett Everman Woolman, founder of Delta Air Lines, is born in Bloomington, Indiana
  Delta Air Lines
October 8, 1895 The Liberty Bell arrives from Philadelphia to be displayed at Atlanta's Piedmont Cotton Exposition
  Piedmont Park
October 8, 1968 The Shade (1880), a sculpture by artist Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) is donated to the Woodruff Arts Center (formerly the Atlanta Arts Association) in memory of the 122 members of the Association who died in an airplane crash at Orly Field, June 3, 1962
October 8, 1983 Jim Williams is sentenced to life after the jury finds him guilty
  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
October 8, 1998 Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin accepts design of "Georgia Quarter."
October 8, 2010 Stacey Bernard Sims is convicted of the mass murder of 6 Hispanic males. His partner, Jamie Underwood had been convicted earlier.
  Mass murder in Colquitt County
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