National Georgia Day

August 3, 2021

August 3 - National Georgia Day

What Is National Georgia Day?

Georgia was the 4th state to enter the Union of the United States, and was the 13th colony to be established. The first capital of Georgia, Savannah, was founded by James Oglethorpe. Georgia originally was one of the first to prohibit slavery in 1735. Georgia also had three delegates sign the Declaration of Independence, as their first singular representative only represented one parish. In the 20th century, Georgia became a hub for airlines, military bases, international corporations, and more. The economy of Georgia flourished.

When Is National Georgia Day?

On the 2nd of August, we celebrate the bastion of the South, the state of Georgia.

History Of National Georgia Day

In 2017, National Day Calendar® began celebrating each state in the order they entered the union starting the week of Independence Day and ending with Hawaii.


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