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5 Fun Facts About September 16 In Georgia History

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1. The Battle of Chickamauga took place on September 16, 1863, making it one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. Over 34,000 casualties were recorded during this two-day battle in northwestern Georgia.

2. On September 16, 1968, the first episode of The Archie Show aired on CBS. The animated series was based on the popular Archie Comics and included characters such as Archie, Jughead, Betty, and Veronica.

3. The Atlanta Falcons won their first regular-season game on September 16, 1966, defeating the Los Angeles Rams 19-14. The team had just been founded the previous year as an expansion team to the NFL.

4. Georgia native Ty Cobb played his final major league baseball game on September 16, 1928, as a member of the Philadelphia Athletics. Cobb is considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.

5. On September 16, 1991, the Georgia General Assembly voted to change the state flag, which had included the Confederate battle emblem since 1956. The new design featured the state seal and three pillars representing wisdom, justice, and moderation.
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