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January 5, 1938 At the White House, Franklin Roosevelt and Carl Vinson discuss disturbing world developments including the Naval armament of Germany and Japan
  Carl Vinson, Father of the Two Ocean Navy
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
January 19, 1938 A bill to legalized liquor in 16 Georgia counties is introduced in the legislature
February 6, 1938 Reverend Charles Lee, 71-year old rector of Christ Church on St. Simon Island is murdered by a sniper as he sat at his desk in the historic church.
  Glynn County, Georgia
February 21, 1938 Anti-lynching legislation is defeated in the U. S. Senate. Georgia Senator Russell led the "Southern bloc" against the NAACP supported bill.
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
March 4, 1938 George Foster Peabody dies at his home in Warm Springs, GA
  George Foster Peabody
March 23, 1938 Maynard Jackson born, Dallas, Texas
March 29, 1938 Eastern Air Transport (formerly Pitcairn Aviation) changes its name to Eastern Air Lines
April 1, 1938 Arthur L. Hutchins becomes the first Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent
April 5, 1938 Henry Picard wins the Masters in Augusta
May 5, 1938 C. E. Woolman elected to board, appointed vice president and general operations manager
  Delta Air Lines
May 16, 1938 Terminal Hotel on the corner of Spring and Mitchell Street in Atlanta burns, killing 34.
May 16, 1938 Atlanta's Terminal Hotel destroyed by fire. 34 people die.
June 0, 1938 Civilian Conservation Corps arrive at Camp Brumby (NM-3)
  Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
August 11, 1938 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt visits Barnesville
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
August 11, 1938 President Roosevelt speaks at the University of Georgia commencement
  University of Georgia, Athens (UGA)
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
August 25, 1938 Clark Gable signs for the role of "Rhett Butler" in Gone With The Wind
  Gone With The Wind
September 8, 1938 Sam Nunn is born, Perry, Georgia
September 9, 1938 Ron Fairly born, Macon, Georgia
  City of Macon, Georgia
  Ron Fairly
October 15, 1938 79 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Georgia are protected by limiting road incursions and foresting with a one-mile boundary secured by an agreement between the National Park Service and the Forest Service.
November 19, 1938 Ted Turner born, Cincinnati, Ohio
  Ted Turner
November 21, 1938 President Franklin Roosevelt tours Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
November 25, 1938 Coffee County courthouse burns
  Coffee County, Georgia
December 3, 1938 Richard B. Russell Sr. dies.
December 10, 1938 "The Burning of Atlanta" is filmed on backlots of MGM, in Los Angeles, California
  Gone With The Wind
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