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January 31, 1928 Legendary R&B singer Chuck Willis is born, Atlanta, Georgia.
  Chuck Willis
February 19, 1928 Fire destroys Charlton County Courthouse
  Charlton County, Georgia
March 1, 1928 Tempest Storm (Annie Blanche Banks) born in Eastman, GA.
  Tempest Storm
April 9, 1928 After blasting Gutzon Borglum's work from the face of Stone Mountain, Augustus Lukeman unveils his work on the face of the mountain. Mayor Jimmy Walker of New York attends the ceremony
  Stone Mountain
May 1, 1928 Atlanta to New York and Atlanta to New Orleans air mail service is launched
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
May 20, 1928 The Venables reclaim Stone Mountain, ending any attempt to complete the sculpture.
  Stone Mountain
May 24, 1928 13 Hall of Fame bound players including Ty Cobb play in a single game between the Philadelphia A's and the New York Yankees.
  Ty Cobb
June 14, 1928 Cornerstone laid for Fox Theater, Atlanta
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia
June 23, 1928 Lookout Mountain Hotel, also known as the Castle in the Clouds, opens on Lookout Mountain in Georgia.
  Lookout Mountain
September 30, 1928 Service is inaugurated from the Savannah Municipal Airport by Eastern Air Express to Miami and New York
  City of Savannah, Georgia
October 17, 1928 Blind Willie McTell records Statesboro Blues
  William Samuel 'Blind Willie' McTell
November 1, 1928 National Weather Service establishes an office at the Atlanta Airport
  National Weather Service
December 17, 1928 New tunnel enters operation through Chetoogeta Mountain near Tunnel Hill, replacing a 1,477 foot tunnel built to complete the Western and Atlantic Railroad
  Western and Atlantic Railroad
December 28, 1928 While drilling an access shaft to a cave that had been sealed by a railroad tunnel, a worker discovers a second cave in Lookout Mountain. This cave will become Ruby Falls.
  Lookout Mountain
December 28, 1928 Western and Atlantic Tunnel through Chetoogeta Mountain is officially retired.
  Western and Atlantic Railroad
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