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March 1, 1920 John Hollis Bankhead dies, Washington D. C.
  John Hollis Bankhead
April 25, 1920 Atlanta records a tempurature of 32 degrees, the latest freeze in its history. It also received over an inch of snow
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
June 20, 1920 Actor DeForest Kelley born, Atlanta, Georgia
  DeForest Kelley
July 6, 1920 Democrat National Convention comes to a close in San Francisco having nominated James Cox for president and Franklin Delano Roosevelt for vice-president.
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
July 8, 1920 Richard B. "Dick" Russell, Jr. announces his candidacy for the Georgia House from his home district
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
July 8, 1920 Seminole County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Seminole County, Georgia
July 15, 1920 The battleship Georgia is decommissioned
August 7, 1920 Lanier County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Lanier County, Georgia
  Sidney Lanier
August 14, 1920 Brantley County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Brantley County, Georgia
August 14, 1920 Long County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Long County, Georgia
August 17, 1920 Lamar County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Lamar County, Georgia
August 18, 1920 The 19th Amendment to the Constitution, allowing women the right to vote becomes law. Georgia ratifies in 1970.
  Georgia, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States Constitution
September 9, 1920 Russell elected to the Georgia House
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
October 10, 1920 Francis Frank Sinkwich is born, Youngstown, Ohio
  Frank Sinkwich
November 2, 1920 Prisoner #9653 at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary got 919,799 votes in the U. S. Presidential election. His name was Eugene V. Debs, Socialist candidate
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
December 17, 1920 First meeting of the Lions Club in Georgia (Atlanta)
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
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