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January 15, 1893 Fannie Kemble (Butler) died, London, England
  Fannie Kemble (Butler)
January 31, 1893 Coca-Cola patented
  Coca-Cola
February 10, 1893 Laurent DeGive opens the elaborate Grand Theater with a play titled Men and Women
February 22, 1893 Lewis Redwine is indicted for embezzling $103,000 from the Gate City Bank.
February 24, 1893 Lewis Redwine is found in a boarding house in Atlanta. He had been implicated in the Gate City Bank collapse
March 3, 1893 High winds destroy the Meriwether County Courthouse
April 18, 1893 Auburn Avenue created from Wheat Ave.
May 5, 1893 Panic on Wall Street begins because of the failure of a group of rope manufacturers. The monetary loss triggers a deep depression lasting four years
July 1, 1893 Walter Francis White born, Atlanta
August 1, 1893 Earnest Woodruff buys "The Battle of Atlanta" for $1,100.00
August 5, 1893 James Pierpont dies, Winter Haven, FL (buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah
August 7, 1893 Charles Crisp elected to a second term as Speaker of the House.
August 13, 1893 "Nancy Hanks," Central Railroad and Banking Company (precursor to Central of Georgia) rail service between Savannah and Atlanta is ended because the rails and railbed were too rough for high-speed service. A number of the locomotives had left the tracks.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
August 27, 1893 Powerful storm lashes the Georgia and South Carolina coast, coming ashore on Tybee Island. Death toll reaches 2,000 according to the National Weather Service
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