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5 Fun Facts About September 22 In Georgia History

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1. In 1864, the Battle of Atlanta began. Union forces led by General William T. Sherman launched a surprise attack on Confederate troops under General John Bell Hood, kicking off a four-month campaign that would ultimately result in the fall of Atlanta and the defeat of the Confederacy.

2. On September 22, 1906, Atlanta hosted the first game of the World Series outside of New York City. The Chicago Cubs faced off against the Chicago White Sox at the newly-built South Side Park. The Cubs won the game 3-0.

3. In 1976, the Gwinnett County Public Library was established. It has since grown to become one of the largest library systems in the state, with 15 branches and over 2 million items in its collection.

4. On this day in 2004, Hurricane Jeanne made landfall on the Florida coast, causing widespread flooding and damage. Georgia was also affected by the storm, with heavy rain and winds causing power outages and road closures.

5. September 22 is also known as National Voter Registration Day. In Georgia, this day is particularly significant given the state's recent controversial voter suppression laws and the ongoing efforts to protect voting rights. It serves as a reminder to all eligible citizens to make sure they are registered to vote and ready to participate in upcoming elections.
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