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January 9, 1927 WSB joins the National Broadcasting Company.
January 17, 1927 Juliet Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts, dies from cancer in Savannah. She is interred at Laurel Grove cemetery
  Savannah, Georgia births and deaths
  Juliette Gordon Low and the Girl Scouts
January 27, 1927 Kennesaw Mountain Landis issues a decision in the Ty Cobb / Tris Speaker gambling scandal, clearing them of any impropriety and ordering them reinstated by their clubs.
  Ty Cobb
February 8, 1927 Ty Cobb signs with the Philadelphia A's
  Ty Cobb
March 28, 1927 The state of Georgia accepts a gift of 16 acres near Frogtown (now Neels) Gap. This becomes Vogel State Park.
April 1, 1927 Franklin Delano Roosevelt returns to Warm Springs, Georgia to greet the first polio patients who arrive at the Warm Springs Foundation. He worked with them, helping to establish an exercise program and share his experiences. The patients referred to him as "Dr. Roosevelt."
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
April 27, 1927 Coretta Scott (King) born, Heiberger, AL
July 18, 1927 Ty Cobb gets his 4,000th career hit
  Ty Cobb
July 18, 1927 Post Office advertises for bids for the Atlanta-New Orleans route (C. A. M. 23).
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
August 7, 1927 George Busbee born, Vienna, Georgia.
August 18, 1927 Rosalynn Smith (Carter) born, Plains, Georgia
  Jimmy Carter
August 19, 1927 St. Tammany - Gulf Coast Air wins C. A. M 23
September 27, 1927 The Georgia Hardwood Lumber Company is incorporated in the city of Augusta, Georgia. It is now known as Georgia-Pacific.
  City of Augusta, Georgia
October 11, 1927 100,000 people watch as "Lucky Lindy" parade's from Atlanta's Candler Field to Georgia Tech's Grant Field, where 20,000 hear him deliver a speech, shortly after his non-stop solo flight to Paris
October 18, 1927 Post Office calls for bids on Atlanta-Miami route abandoned by Florida Air
November 18, 1927 Having spent nearly three years in the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary, Marcus Garvey's sentence is commuted by President Calvin Coolidge. He is taken to New Orleans, where he is deported.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
November 19, 1927 Pitcairn Air wins Miami to Atlanta contract
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
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