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September 14, 1780 Battle of Fort Grierson (Augusta)
  Georgia and the American Revolution
  City of Augusta, Georgia
September 14, 1780 Battle of Fort Cornwallis (Augusta)
  Georgia and the American Revolution
September 14, 1823 Ben Hill is born
  Jasper County, Georgia
September 14, 1824 Major storm strikes the south Georgia coast, normally associated with St. Simons Island because the storm surge covered the island entirely. 83 dead on the island, perhaps 200 total fatalities
September 14, 1874 New Orleans Riot, suppressed by James Longstreet
  James Longstreet
September 14, 1917 Poet Byron Herbert Reece is born in the vicinity of Vogel State Park
September 14, 1932 Richard B. Russell, Jr., then governor of Georgia, defeats Charles Crisp of Americus, a member of the U. S. House of Representatives, for U. S. Senate. Final totals: 162,745 votes for Russell, 119,193 for Crisp (296 county units to 114 for Crisp). Russell will remain a senator for almost 40 years.
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
September 14, 1956 Oliver Hardy suffers a debilitating stroke
  Oliver Hardy
September 14, 1964 Carl Vinson is awarded the Medal of Freedom by U. S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
  Carl Vinson, Father of the Two Ocean Navy
September 14, 1976 The Georgia World Congress Center opens
  Georgia World Congress Center
September 14, 1980 Darren Glass, 11, is missing. His body is never found.
  Atlanta Child Murders
September 14, 1983 Jury selection begins in the second trial of Jim Williams
  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
September 14, 2005 Delta Air Lines (DAL) files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  Delta Air Lines
September 14, 2009 Jody Powell dies from a heart attack in his home in Maryland
  Jody Powell
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