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January 22, 1936 Margaret Mitchell completes the final revision of Gone With The Wind
  Gone With The Wind
  Margaret Mitchell
February 12, 1936 John Wesley Dobbs calls for a "political reawakening" of Atlanta's black voters from the pulpit of Big Bethel A. M. E Church.
  The Road to Integration
February 17, 1936 Jim Brown born, St. Simons Island
  James Nathaniel 'Jim' Brown
March 6, 1936 While in Augusta, Georgia, heavyweight champ Jim Braddock states that he is not afraid of the Brown Bomber, Joe Louis
  City of Augusta, Georgia
March 18, 1936 Clarks Hill dam on the Savannah River approved by Congress
March 28, 1936 Bobby Jones sets a course record of 64 at the Augusta National course
  City of Augusta, Georgia
April 2, 1936 Tornado strikes Crisp County, killing 36 people, mostly in the Cordele area.
  Crisp County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
April 6, 1936 Tornado destroys downtown Gainesville
  Hall County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
April 6, 1936 Horton Smith wins his second Masters
April 9, 1936 While travelling by train to Warm Springs, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gives a brief address to Gainesville citizens from his rail car, shortly after a tornado struck the city
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  Georgia Tornadoes
April 19, 1936 Atlanta holds its first Dogwood Festival
May 16, 1936 World record in high hurdle set by Georgia track star Forrest Towns
May 19, 1936 Gone With The Wind is published.
  Gone With The Wind
  Margaret Mitchell
May 20, 1936 Katherine "Kay" Brown, a story writer hired by David O. Selznick to look for new material, enthusiastically recommends Gone With The Wind to Selznick as a vehicle for Miriam Hopkins or Margaret Sullavan.
  Gone With The Wind
May 21, 1936 Margaret Mitchell assigns MacMillen the right to sell Gone With The Wind to a production studio
  Gone With The Wind
  Margaret Mitchell
May 26, 1936 Fort Frederica becomes part of the National Parks System
  Fort Frederica
June 3, 1936 United Daughters of the Confederacy dedicates a monument to Jefferson Davis on the site of his surrender to Union forces.
June 30, 1936 Gone With The Wind hits the bookstores
  Gone With The Wind
  Margaret Mitchell
July 6, 1936 David O. Selznick wires Kay Brown, "If you can close 'Gone With The Wind' for 50,000 dollars do so." Kay Brown does so.
  Gone With The Wind
August 26, 1936 A heated race for U. S. Senate featuring current Senator Russell against current Governor Talmadge culminates in Griffin, Georgia where Russell gives "the greatest speech of his career" according to Ralph McGill. Russell threatened to make a Democrat out of "ol' Republican Gene," tore the governor up for calling the CCC a bunch of "bums and loafers," and denied Talmidge's claim that Russell had befriended northern blacks
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
  Eugene Talmadge
September 1, 1936 Russell defeats Talmadge during the Democratic primary in race for U. S. Senate, 263,154 to 134,695 (county unit vote-378 to 143).
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
  Eugene Talmadge
October 28, 1936 Singer Charlie Daniels (The Devil Went Down to Georgia) born in Wilmington, Delaware
November 1, 1936 Fire destroys the Troup County Courthouse
  Troup County, Georgia
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