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The Georgia Dome
November 22, 1989 Groundbreaking on the Georgia Dome
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May 23, 1990 Georgia Dome awarded Super Bowl XXVIII (1994)
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March 1, 1992 Work on the Georgia Dome is completed, making it the largest cable supported fabric roof in the world
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September 6, 1992 Atlanta Falcons play their first regular season game in the Georgia Dome, defeating the New York Jets 20-17
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January 30, 1994 Super Bowl XXVIII is held at the Georgia Dome, Atlanta where the Dallas Cowboys defeat the Buffalo Bills, 30 to 13.
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July 30, 1999 T. D. Jakes, a religious leader, draws 84,459 people to the Georgia Dome. It is the largest one-day crowd in the history of the stadium
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January 30, 2000 The Ice Bowl, as the Super Bowl was called by local residents, is played in Atlanta at the Georgia Dome after an ice storm knocks out power and results in a 47 car pile-up on Interstate 20 west of the city. In the game the St. Louis Rams beat the Tennessee Titans, 23-16
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September 6, 2006 Atlanta Falcons owner asks publicly for a new stadium to replace the Georgia Dome
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November 26, 2006 Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick makes an obscene gesture to hometown fans at the Georgia Dome.
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March 14, 2008 A strong tornado strikes the Georgia World Congress Center, Phillips Arena, The Equitable Building, and the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill (now upscale condos). Nearby, the Georgia Dome suffers damage while the Southeastern Conference men's basketball tournament is being held inside. Numerous minor injuries and one life-threatening injury are reported.
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January 15, 2011 The Atlanta Falcons lose to the Green Bay Packers 48-21 in the NFC divisional playoff game at the Georgia Dome
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Most frequently associated with the Atlanta Falcons, the Georgia Dome is home to many competitive events and music concerts




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