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Today in Georgia History
is a joint collaboration of the Georgia Historical Society & Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Product Distribution and Consumption

July 10, 1985

New Coke & Coca-Cola Classic

The greatest marketing blunder ever? Or one of the most ingenious ploys in history to boost sales?

In the 1980s, things were not going better for At...
February 11, 1936

Burt Reynolds

It started with Deliverance in 1972. From there, Burt Reynolds “delivered” a lot of film business to the state of Georgia.

As he was bec...
February 12, 1733

Georgia Colony Founded

After years of planning and two months crossing the Atlantic, James Oglethorpe and 114 colonists climbed 40 feet up the bluff from the Savannah River on this da...