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January 12, 1912 W. J. Gaines dies
March 12, 1912 Juliette Gordon Low organizes the Girl Guides in Savannah. This is the precursor to today's Girl Scouts
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Juliette Gordon Low and the Girl Scouts
May 13, 1912 The 17th Amendment to the Constitution, allowing for direct election of Senators becomes law. Georgia does not ratify.
  Georgia, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States Constitution
May 18, 1912 For three innings Ty Cobb put up with insults from New York Highlanders fan Claude Lueker. Finally, Cobb charge the man, beating him fiercely. Lueker, who had lost a hand in an industrial accident could not defend himself. A. L. President Ban Johnson, who was attending the game, immediately suspended Cobb.
  Ty Cobb
June 20, 1912 An intensity V earthquake struck Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Earthquakes that have struck Georgia
June 30, 1912 Bleckley County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Bleckly County, Georgia
  Logan E. Bleckley
August 14, 1912 Wheeler County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Wheeler County, Georgia
September 8, 1912 Mae Crow is sexually assaulted by Ernest Knox in Oscarville, Georgia. Knox returned to the scene, perhaps with friends and the teenage woman was again sexually assaulted.
  Forsyth County, Georgia
September 9, 1912 Mae Crowe is found near the sight of her sexual assault. She regains consciousness long enough to identify Ernest Knox as her attacker.
  Forsyth County, Georgia
September 10, 1912 Authorities arrest four black men for their participation in the sexual assault of Mae Crowe.
  Forsyth County, Georgia
September 23, 1912 Mae Crowe dies from injuries sustained during a sexual assault.
  Forsyth County, Georgia
September 24, 1912 Druid Hills Golf Club opens in Atlanta
October 3, 1912 Ernest Knox and and Oscar Daniels are tried for the sexual assault and murder of Mae Crowe. They are convicted and sentenced to be hung on October 25.
  Forsyth County, Georgia
November 5, 1912 Woodrow Wilson elected President of the United States, defeating Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt.
  Woodrow Wilson
November 17, 1912 Construction begins on St. Joseph's Church, Athens
November 27, 1912 George Leon Smith II born, Stillmore, Georgia
  George Leon Smith II
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