Portal:Georgia (U.S. state)/Selected anniversaries

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  • June 1, 1980 - The Cable News Network (CNN) is officially launched.
  • June 8, 2004 - The G8 Summit takes place over the next 2 days on Sea Island, in Georgia, United States.
  • June 20, 1908 - The Georgia Tech Alumni Association is chartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • June 29, 1981 - Morris Edwin Robert, armed with a machine gun, holds hostages in the FBI section at the Atlanta, Georgia Federal Building. After three hours the hostages are rescued and Robert is killed in a shootout with Federal Agents.

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  • August 17, 1917 - Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched for the alleged murder of a 13-year-old girl in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • August 26, 1927 - Paul R. Redfern leaves Brunswick, Georgia, flying his Stinson Detroiter "Port of Brunswick" to attempt a solo non-stop flight to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He later crashes in the Venezuela jungle (the crash site is never located).

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