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Atlanta - Notable Historical Events

General ShermanMay 6, 1864

Booker T. WashingtonSep 18, 1895

Al CaponeFeb 2, 1932

Martin LutherOct 19, 1960

Martin Luther KingApr 9, 1968

Janis JoplinJul 4, 1969

Hank AaronApr 8, 1974

Larry NelsonAug 9, 1981

Joe MontanaOct 14, 1990

Deion SandersOct 11, 1992

Emmitt SmithJan 30, 1994

Lenny WilkensJan 6, 1995

Greg MadduxAug 10, 1997

Anna KournikovaOct 12, 2008

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Atlanta - Historical Events
Date Event
1863-06-17

Naval Engagement at Warsaw Sound GA-USS Weehawken vs CSS Atlanta

1864-05-01

Atlanta campaign, GA begins

1864-05-05

Atlanta Campaign: 5 days fighting begins at Rocky Face Ridge

1864-05-05

Campaign in Northern Georgia - Chattanooga GA to Atlanta GA

1864-05-06

US Civil war: General Sherman begins advance to Atlanta Georgia

1864-05-08

Atlanta Campaign: Severe fighting near Dalton

1864-05-13

-16] Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca Georgia

1864-05-16

Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13)

1864-06-27

Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Kennesaw Mountain GA

1864-07-20

Battle of Peachtree Creek-Atlanta Campaign

1864-07-22

Battle of Atlanta-Hood attacks Sherman, 8449 conf, 3641 US die

1864-07-28

Battle of Atlanta: GA (Ezra Church) - second sortie US700 CS4642

1864-08-31

Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Jonesboro Georgia, 1900 casualties

1864-09-01

Skirmish at Hood evacuated confederates from Atlanta GA

1864-09-02

Union General William T. Sherman captures and burns Atlanta during US Civil War

1864-11-15

Union Major General Sherman leaves Atlanta on the "March to the Sea"

1865-09-19

Atlanta University forms

1879-01-02

Dr Benjamin E Mays, named president of Atlanta Board of Education

1884-04-24

National Medical Association of Black physicians organizes (Atlanta)

1885-10-13

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.

1886-05-08

Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine)

1889-01-15

The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, is originally incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia.

1895-09-18

Booker T. Washington delivers 'Atlanta Compromise' address

1897-01-01

1st football game between black colleges-Atlanta U 10, Tuskegee 0

1905-09-06

Atlanta Life Insurance Company forms

1905-09-21

Atlanta Life Insurance Co forms

1905-09-22

Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed)

1906-09-22

Race riot in Atlanta Georgia, kills 21

1917-05-21

The Great Fire of Atlanta: at least 10,000 people were displaced, but there was only one fatality

1922-03-15

1st southern radio station begins (WSB, Atlanta Georgia)

1922-08-14

1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta)

1925-02-08

Marcus Garvey enters federal prison in Atlanta

1926-02-09

Teaching theory of evolution forbidden in Atlanta, Georgia schools

1929-04-01

Morehouse College, Spellman College & Atlanta University affiliate

1932-02-02

Al Capone sent to prison (Atlanta, Georgia)

1932-05-04

Al Capone enters Atlanta Penitentiary convicted of income tax evasion

1938-05-16

38 die in Terminal Hotel fire (Atlanta Ga)

1939-12-15

"Gone With the Wind" premieres in Atlanta

1946-12-07

Fire at Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta, kills 119

1948-09-29

WSB TV channel 2 in Atlanta, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting

1949-03-08

WAGA TV channel 5 in Atlanta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting

1949-10-03

WERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta

1958-02-17

WETV (now WPBA) TV channel 30 in Atlanta, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1960-05-23

WGTV TV channel 8 in Athens-Atlanta, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

1960-08-07

Students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches

1960-10-19

Martin Luther King Jr. arrested in Atlanta sit-in

1961-05-26

Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee establishes in Atlanta

1963-10-13

15th Ryder Cup: US beats 23-9 at East Lake Country Club (Atlanta, Georgia, US)

1964-03-05

Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr, announces a baseball team is moving there

1964-10-21

Braves ask NL to allow them to leave Milwaukee for Atlanta

1964-11-07

NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966

1964-11-10

Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium

1965-06-30

NFL grants Atlanta Falcons a franchise

1966-04-12

Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium opens; Pirates beat Braves 3-2

1966-04-22

Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4

1966-04-24

Atlanta Braves win NL-record 18 straight home games (17 in Milwaukee)

1966-09-06

Race riot in Atlanta, Georgia

1966-12-12

US Supreme Courts votes 4-3 allowing Braves to move to Atlanta

1967-06-18

Houston Don Wilson no-hits Atlanta Braves, 2-0

1967-07-22

Atlanta Braves use a record 5 pitchers in 9th inning

1967-09-01

WJRJ (WTCG, WTBS) TV channel 17 in Atlanta, GA (IND) begins

1968-04-09

Martin Luther King Jr., buried in Atlanta

1968-09-28

Atlanta Chiefs beat San Diego Toros 3-0 for NASL championship

1969-07-04

140,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival featuring Led Zep & Janis Joplin

1969-08-16

WATL TV channel 36 in Atlanta, GA begins broadcasting

1969-08-19

Chicago Cub Ken Holtzman no-hits Atlanta Braves, 3-0

1969-09-30

Atlanta's 10th straight win, clinches NL West pennant

1970-07-03

200,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival

1970-07-09

In Atlanta, Chief-No-ka-homa is joined by cousin Chief Round-the-Horn

1971-06-06

WHAE (now WGNX) TV channel 46 in Atlanta, GA (CBN) begins broadcasting

1972-07-25

43rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stad

1972-10-15

Omni in Atlanta opens - Hawks beat NY Knicks 109-101

1973-08-05

Atlanta Braves Phil Niekro no-hits SD Padres, 9-0

1973-10-16

Maynard Jackson elected 1st black mayor of Atlanta

1973-12-09

St Louis Cardinal Jim Bakken kicks 6 field goals vs Atlanta Falcons

1974-04-08

Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 715th HR, breaking Babe Ruth's record in Atlanta

1976-01-06

Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million

1976-01-14

Ted Turner becomes CEO of Atlanta Braves

1976-01-28

NBA Atlanta Hawks begin a 28 game road losing streak

1976-06-20

76th US Golf Open: Jerry Pate shoots a 277 at Atlanta AC in Duluth Ga

1976-07-11

In pre-game promo at Atlanta County Stadium, 34 couples wed at home plate followed by Championship Wrestling "Headlocks & Wedlocks"

1976-09-29

SF Giant John Montefusco no-hits Atlanta Braves, 9-0

1976-11-24

NBA Atlanta Hawks end a 28 game road losing streak

1976-12-17

Superstation WTBS in Atlanta went national

1977-05-11

Ted Turner manages an Atlanta Braves game

1978-08-11

Legionnaire's disease bacteria isolated in Atlanta

1979-04-07

Houston Astro Ken Forsch no-hits Atlanta Braves, 6-0

1980-10-18

Detroit blocks 21 Atlanta shots setting NBA record (double OT)

1981-03-05

US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer

1981-07-17

Fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indicts Wayne B William 23 year old photographers, for murder of 2 of 28 blacks killed in Atlanta

1981-08-09

63rd PGA Championship: Larry Nelson shoots a 273 at Atlanta AC Ga

1981-09-13

Atlanta Falcons tie record of 31 points in 4th quarter (vs Green Bay)

1981-10-27

Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia

1982-01-11

Atlanta Ga's temperature goes below zero F

1982-02-27

Wayne Williams found guilty of murdering 2 of 28 blacks in Atlanta

1982-04-18

Atlanta Braves win record 11th straight opening game (beat Astros)

1982-04-20

Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season

1982-04-21

Atlanta Braves win their 13th straight game

1982-04-22

Atlanta Braves lose after winning 1st 13 games of season

1982-04-30

Atlanta Braves win record 12th straight from beginning of season

1982-07-30

Atlanta Braves remove Chief Noc-A-Homa to make room for more seats

1982-08-06

WQXI (Atlanta) is 1st to use Harris Corp AM stereo system

1982-08-14

Atlanta snaps an 11-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over Padres

1985-02-21

Largest NBA crowd to date 44,970 (Atlanta at Detroit)

1986-02-08

5' 7" Spud Webb of Atlanta Hawks wins NBA Slam Dunk Competition

1986-05-21

Atlanta Brave Rafael Ramirez hits 4 doubles in a game

1986-06-13

Steve Garvey 1st ejection from a game, after Atlanta's triple-play

1986-07-09

Atlanta's Dale Murphy doesn't play ending consecutive streak at 740

1986-10-01

President Carter's presidential library/museum dedicated in Atlanta

1986-12-10

Atlanta Hawk Dominique Wilkins scores 57 points vs Chicago Bulls

1987-11-01

New Orleans Saints shutout Atlanta Falcons 38-0

1988-03-15

Eugene Marino of Atlanta, appointed 1st African American archbishop

1989-05-14

1st Tour de Trump bicycle race run (Atlanta)

1989-06-07

Atlanta Fulton County Comm approves $210M stadium for the Falcons

1989-07-27

Atlanta Brave Dale Murphy is 10th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (6th)

1990-06-04

LA Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves

1990-07-29

28th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats USSR in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)

1990-09-18

Atlanta is chosen to host 1996 (centennial) Summer Olympics

1990-10-14

SF 49er Joe Montana passes for 6 touchdowns vs Atlanta (45-35)

1991-09-11

Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers & Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0

1991-09-16

Atlanta's Otis Nixon suspended for rest of 1991 due to cocaine

1991-10-17

Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates for NL pennant in 7 games

1991-11-12

Atlanta Brave Tom Glavine wins NL Cy Young Award

1991-11-20

Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP

1992-09-29

Atlanta Braves wins 2nd straight NL West title

1992-10-03

Atlanta Braves win franchise record 98th game (old record 95 in 1957)

1992-10-11

Deion Sanders, plays for Atlanta Falcons (NFL) & Braves (Baseball)

1992-10-14

Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games for NL pennant

1992-10-18

1st non-US team to win a World Series Game; Toronto 5, Atlanta 4

1992-10-20

1st World Series game outside of US - Toronto beats Atlanta

1992-10-22

Atlanta, becomes 1st US team to win a World Series game out of US

1993-04-18

Trish Johnson wins LPGA Atlanta Women's Golf Championship

1993-10-13

Phillies beat Atlanta in NLCS

1994-01-30

Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Super Bowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB

1994-04-08

Atlanta Brave Kent Mercker no-hits Dodgers, 6-0

1994-04-17

Val Skinner wins LPGA Atlanta Women's Golf Championship

1994-07-12

All star MVP: Fred McGriff (Atlanta Braves)

1995-01-06

Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach (939)

1995-09-03

Carolina Panthers lose their 1st NFL game (Atlanta-23 Carolina-20 OT)

1995-10-14

Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)

1995-10-28

Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series

1996-07-19

XXVI Olympic games open in Atlanta Georgia

1996-07-27

Bomb explodes at Atlanta Olympic Park, 1 killed, 110 injured

1996-08-04

26th Olympic games closes at Atlanta, Georgia

1996-10-23

NY Yankees set record by coming back from 6-0 in World Series game to beat Atlanta Braves 8-6, also set record of 7th straight road win

1996-10-24

Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win (with no loses)

1997-03-27

"Young Man From Atlanta" opens at Longacre NYC for 85 performances

1997-03-29

1st game at Turner Field Atlanta, Braves beats Yanks 2-0 (exhibition)

1997-04-30

Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April

1997-05-16

Atlanta Braves beat St Louis Cardinals, 1-0 in 13 innings

1997-06-08

"Young Man From Atlanta" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 perfs

1997-06-17

NHL announces it will add Nashville in 1998, Atlanta in 1999 & Minneapolis-St Paul & Columbus, Ohio in 2000

1997-06-25

NHL approves franchises in Nash, Atlanta, Columbus, & Minn-St Paul

1997-08-10

Atlanta Braves sign Greg Maddux to record 5 year, $575 Million deal

1997-10-14

Florida Marlins beat Atlanta Braves 4 games to 1 in NLCS

1998-10-14

Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with 6 bombings including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.

1999-01-17

"The Miss", Minnesota Viking placekicker Gary Anderson had become the first kicker in history to finish the regular season without missing a field goal or extra point attempt, but misses a field goal late in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game, allowing the Atlanta Falcons to tie the game and eventually win it in overtime

2000-01-30

Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Rams beat Tennessee Titans, 23-16 at the Georgia Dome Atlanta MVP: Kurt Warner, St. Louis, QB

2000-07-11

71st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-3 at Turner Field, Atlanta

2001-08-19

83rd PGA Championship: David Toms shoots a 265 at Atlanta Athletic Club

2002-04-01

64th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: at Georgia Dome Atlanta

2005-09-27

Atlanta Braves clinch their 14th straight division title thanks to Philadelphia's loss to the New York Mets

2006-08-27

Comair Flight 5191 crashes on takeoff from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky bound for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. Of the passengers and crew, 49 of 50 are confirmed dead in the hours following the crash.

2008-10-12

Anna Kournikova and Andy Roddick defeat Martina Navratilova and Jesse Levine in a match for charity, raising over $400,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund

2011-08-14

93rd PGA Championship: Keegan Bradley shoots a 272 at Atlanta Athletic Club

2011-08-23

5.8 earthquake occurrs in Mineral, Virginia felt as far north as Ontario and as far south as Atlanta, Georgia

2017-03-31

Interstate 85 collapses in massive fire in Atlanta

2017-04-01

3 Arrested in Fire That Caused Atlanta Highway Collapse

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Atlanta - Notable Birthdays

Margaret MitchellNov 8, 1900

Bobby JonesMar 17, 1902

Martin Luther KingJan 15, 1929

Pete MaravichJun 22, 1947

Spike LeeMar 20, 1957

Ron GantMar 2, 1965

David JusticeApr 14, 1966

Greg MadduxApr 14, 1966

Moises AlouJul 3, 1966

Kanye WestJun 8, 1977

Atlanta - Birthdays
Date Event
1893-05-04

Royal Butler, [Edwin Richey], Atlanta GA, actor

1893-07-01

Walter Francis White, Atlanta Georgia

1898-04-14

Lee Tracy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye)

1900-11-08

Margaret Mitchell, Atlanta, Georgia, author (Gone With the Wind), (d. 1949)

1901-02-06

Ben Lyon, Atlanta GA, actor (I Cover the Waterfront, Night Nurse)

1902-03-17

Bobby Jones Jr, Atlanta Georgia, amateur golfer (Grand Slam 1930)

1913-05-03

Earl Blackwell, Atlanta Ga, author (Celebrity Register)

1914-12-30

Bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America)

1918-06-04

LeRoy Walker, Atlanta Ga, CEO (US Olympic Committee)

1918-06-14

Leroy T Walker, Atlanta Ga, US Olympic consultant (1960, 68, 72)

1920-01-20

DeForest Kelley, Atlanta GA, actor (Dr McCoy-Star Trek)

1920-10-13

Nipsey Russell, Atlanta Ga, comedian (Car 54, Barefoot in the Park)

1923-02-02

James Dickey, Atlanta, poet/actor (Deliverance)

1923-09-07

Louise Suggs, Atlanta GA, LPGA golfer (US Women's Open-1949, 52)

1925-07-11

Mattiwilda Dobbs, Atlanta, Ga, soprano

1927-08-26

Sam Massell, (Mayor-Atlanta)

1927-10-25

Barbara Cook, Atlanta Ga, stage singer/actress (Music Man)

1928-08-02

Rod Rust, San Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons

1929-01-15

Martin Luther King Jr., Atlanta, American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964)

1932-03-12

Andrew Young, US ambassador to UN (1977-79)/(Mayor-D-Atlanta)

1933-12-10

Larry Morris, Atlanta, Georgia, NFL Linebacker (NFL 1960s All-Decade Team), (d. 2012)

1934-05-07

Ben Smith, Atlanta GA, PGA golfer (Ralphs Senior Classic-4th)

1937-02-25

Art Powell, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1937-03-20

Jerry Reed, Atlanta GA, singer/actor (Bat 21, Smokey & the Bandit)

1937-08-10

Eddie Meador, Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

1937-10-04

Lee Brown, The Atlanta Child Murders

1937-10-28

Lenny Wilkins, NBA player/coach (Seattle, Cleveland, Atlanta)

1938-03-23

Maynard Jackson, first black mayor of Atlanta (d. 2003)

1938-05-10

Maxim Shostakovich, Leningrad Russia, conductor (Atlanta Symph)

1938-11-07

Jim Kaat, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1938-11-19

Ted Turner, American broadcasting mogul/owns (Atlanta Braves)/won America's Cup

1938-9-17

Bobby Wine, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1939-04-01

Phil Niekro, knuckleball pitcher (NY Yankees, Atlanta Braves)

1939-06-03

Doug Hart, Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons

1939-08-02

Edward Pattern, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knight & the Pips)

1940-02-28

Joe South, Atlanta, Georgia, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Games People Play), (d. 2012)

1940-11-21

Tommy McCraw, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1941-01-30

Paul Flatley, Miami Dolphins vs. Atlanta Falcons

1941-03-04

Pete Carmichael, Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

1941-05-21

Bobby Cox, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1941-06-02

William Guest, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knight Show)

1942-05-09

Tommy Roe, Atlanta, rocker (Hooray for Hazel)

1942-07-18

Dick Shiner, Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions

1942-09-04

Merald "Bubba" Knight, Atlanta Ga, singer (Gladys Knights & Pips)

1943-07-19

Roy Dunbard Bridges Jr, Atlanta Ga, Col USAF/astro (STS 51-F, 61-F)

1943-9-20

Tommy Nobis, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1944-01-19

Dan Reeves, NFL Coach (NY Giants, Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons)

1944-02-05

J R Cobb, Birmingham Ala, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section, Classic IV)

1944-05-28

Gladys Knight, Atlanta Ga, singer, leader of Pips (Last Train)

1944-08-20

Don Hansen, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1945-06-23

Paul Goddard, Georgia, rock bassist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

1945-08-05

Duane Benson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions

1946-02-04

Roy Yeager, Doraville Ga, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

1946-02-07

Jeff Van Note, Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons

1946-05-19

Diedre Lenihan, Atlanta Ga, actress (Wendy-Needles & Pins)

1946-08-27

Larry Platt, Auditions: Atlanta

1946-09-08

Dean Daughtry, rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

1947-05-07

Dave Hampton, Atlanta Falcons vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1947-06-22

"Pistol" Pete Maravich, Aliquippa Pennsylvania, NBA star (Atlanta Hawks)

1947-09-10

Larry Gene Nelson, Ft Payne AL, PGA golfer (1980 Atlanta Classic)

1947-10-19

Jim Mitchell, Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

1947-9-24

John Zook, Atlanta Falcons vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1948-02-05

Barbara Hershey, [Herzstein], Atlanta, (Stuntman, Shy People)

1948-05-14

Dave LaRoche, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1948-06-12

Barry Bailey, Doraville Ga, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

1949-01-12

Ray Brown, Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons

1949-02-18

Jerry Morales, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1949-9-03

Ray Easterling, Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

1950-07-21

Mike Cubbage, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1950-07-26

Charlie Smith, Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1950-10-19

Rick Byas, Seattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons

1951-03-24

Rolland Lawrence, Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

1951-07-10

Joe Washington, Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons

1951-07-31

Barry Van Dyke, Atlanta Ga, actor (Battlestar Galactica, Diag Murder)

1951-08-03

Jeff Yeates, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1951-11-07

Wallace Francis, Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

1952-01-25

Alfred Jenkins, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1952-02-16

Barry Foote, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1952-03-01

David Allen Barr, Kelowna BC, PGA golfer (Atlanta Golf Classic)

1952-04-26

Fred Pagac, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1952-08-09

Bill Bain, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1952-12-01

Dan Warthen, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1952-12-08

Gary Burley, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1953-05-11

Boyd Gaines, Atlanta Ga, actor (Mark-One Day at a Time, Sure Thing)

1953-06-10

Fulton Kuykendall, Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

1953-10-26

James White, Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons

1954-01-26

Bubba Bean, Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

1954-03-23

Moses Malone, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Milw Bucks, Phila '76ers)

1955-04-15

Morse Diggs, WAGA Fox 5 Atlanta News at 10 PM

1955-05-16

Jack Morris, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1955-08-03

Alfred Jackson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1955-12-25

William Andrews, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1956-03-07

Bob Glazebrook, Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

1956-03-12

Dale Murphy, Portland Ore, slugger (Atlanta Braves, 2 time NL MVP)

1956-03-15

Clay Matthews, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)

1956-04-29

Tom Pridemore, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1956-05-04

Ken Oberkfell, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1956-06-05

Mike Zimmer, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1956-07-15

Reggie Smith, Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons

1956-12-05

Dave Hudgens, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1956-9-29

John Martin, Atlanta

1957-02-04

Ed Donatell, Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions

1957-03-20

Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], Atlanta, Florida, American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X)

1957-04-17

Byron Cherry, Atlanta Ga, actor (Coy-Dukes of Hazzard)

1957-05-09

Don Smith, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1957-06-20

Ivory Sully, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1957-9-23

Al Richardson, Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons

1958-04-21

Robert Alexander, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1958-05-27

Wayne Williams, The Atlanta Child Murders

1958-06-02

Lex Lugar, [Larry Pfohl], Atlanta Ga, wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA)

1958-06-20

Ron Hornaday, Atlanta

1958-08-02

John Scully, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1958-08-23

Julio Franco, Atlanta Braves, oldest regular position player in MLB history

1958-08-31

Jon Debus, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1958-11-25

Chico Walker, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1959-01-09

Otis Nixon, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1959-04-22

Nicky Le Roux, South Africa, LPGA golfer (1994 Atlanta Champ-15th)

1959-04-25

Tony Phillips, Atlanta GA, baseballoutfielder: Chicago White Sox

1959-05-16

Bob Patterson, Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

1959-05-28

Bobby Butler, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons

1959-07-31

Mike Bielecki, Baltimore MD, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1959-07-31

Mike Bielecki, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1959-11-09

Tony Phillips, Atlanta GA, outfielder (Chicago White Sox)

1959-11-21

Tim Wilkison, Shelby NC, tennis player (WCT Atlanta finals-1986)

1960-01-12

Dominique Wilkins, NBA forward (Atlanta Hawks)

1960-02-10

Stacey Bailey, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1960-03-12

Reggie Brown, Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

1960-05-15

Tony Zendejas, Atlanta Falcons vs. St. Louis Rams

1960-05-21

Kent Hrbek, 1991 World Series Atlanta Braves vs Minnesota Twins

1960-05-26

Rob Murphy, Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1960-06-26

Jumpy Geathers, Atlanta Falcons vs. St. Louis Rams

1960-08-19

Bobby Hebert, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons)

1960-08-19

Morten Andersen, NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons)

1960-08-23

Randy St. Claire, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1960-09-29

Wendy White, Atlanta Ga, tennis player

1961-03-01

Mike Rozier, NFL halfback (Heisman Trophy-1983, Houston, Atlanta)

1961-03-01

Mike Rozier, Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

1961-08-02

Ed West, NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons)

1961-08-11

Craig Ehlo, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)

1961-10-24

Rafael Belliard, Pueblo Nuevo Dom Rep, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1961-10-24

Rafael Belliard, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1961-9-09

Jim Corsi, Atlanta Braves vs. Boston Red Sox

1961-9-24

Paul McFadden, Atlanta Falcons vs. Indianapolis Colts

1961-9-26

Steve Buechele, Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

1962-01-16

Kevin Ross, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons, KC Chiefs)

1962-02-20

Adam Schreiber, NFL center/guard (Atlanta Falcons, NY Giants)

1962-03-20

Rick Bryan, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1962-04-19

Jeff Donaldson, Dallas Cowboys vs. Atlanta Falcons

1962-04-22

Denise Baldwin, Atlanta GA, LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury)

1962-04-27

Denise Baldwin, Atlanta, LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury Classic)

1962-05-13

Sean McDonough, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1962-11-13

Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)

1962-12-27

Lew Barnes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons

1962-12-28

Jeff Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons

1962-12-31

Tyrone Corbin, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks)

1963-01-14

Steven Soderbergh, Atlanta, Georgia, American producer, director, writer (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic)

1963-01-21

Jessie Hester, Atlanta Falcons vs. St. Louis Rams

1963-02-18

Jeff McKnight, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

1963-03-01

Greg Olson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions

1963-04-09

José Guzmán, Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

1963-04-10

Marvin Freeman, Colorado Rockies vs. Atlanta Braves

1963-05-24

Horace Holden Jr, Atlanta GA, slalom double canoe (Olympics-11th-96)

1963-06-14

Clarence Verdin, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1963-07-13

Spud Webb, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)

1963-07-14

Bel Le Harper, NFL tight end (Atlanta Falcons)

1963-08-26

Ludger Beerbaum, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1963-10-16

Missy Hyatt, Atlanta Ga, wrestling manager (WCW, ECW)

1963-10-19

Mike Gann, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1963-10-31

Fred McGriff, Tampa FL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1963-11-04

Jesse Solomon, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

1963-11-08

Dwight Smith, Tallahassee FL, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)

1963-12-03

Damon Berryhill, 1992 World Series: Atlanta Braves vs Toronto Blue Jays

1964-01-29

John Habyan, Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1964-05-11

Trent Hubbard, Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

1964-06-22

Greg Anderson, NBA forward/center (San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks)

1964-07-16

Miguel Induráin, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1964-10-19

Ty Pennington [Gary Tygert Burton], Atlanta, Georgia, American television host (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)

1964-11-10

Keith Lockhart, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves

1964-12-02

Chip Hale, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1964-12-24

Elbert Shelley, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

1965-02-09

David Brandon, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Falcons)

1965-02-14

Jessie Tuggle, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)

1965-03-02

Ron Gant, Victoria Texas, American baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves, St Louis Cardinals)

1965-03-11

Steve Reed, Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants

1965-04-10

Rita Kõbán, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1965-05-06

Tim Simpson, Atlanta GA, Nike golfer (1985 Southern Open)

1965-05-15

Dan Stryzinski, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)

1965-05-22

Theresa Zabell, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1965-06-16

J J Birden, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1965-08-09

Chris Miller, The Atlanta Falcons for Trading Brett Favre

1965-08-13

Mark Lemke, Utica NY, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1965-08-13

Mark Lemke, Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1965-08-25

Cornelius Bennett, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills)

1965-10-12

Chris Chandler, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons)

1965-11-05

Bill Davis, Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1965-11-08

Jeff Blauser, Los gatos CA, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1965-11-30

Mike Zandofsky, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles)

1965-11-30

Mike Zandofsky, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1965-12-16

Page Dunlap, Harrisonburg VA, LPGA golfer (1994 Atlanta Women's-8th)

1965-12-24

Michael Haynes, NFL wide receiver (NO Saints, Atlanta Falcons)

1965-12-24

Michael Haynes, Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers

1966-02-19

William White, NFL safety (KC Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons)

1966-02-24

Marv Cook, Atlanta Falcons vs. St. Louis Rams

1966-02-27

Pete Smith, US baseball player (Atlanta Braves, NY Mets)

1966-03-12

Grant Long, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks)

1966-03-20

Keith Jones, Dallas Cowboys vs. Atlanta Falcons

1966-03-22

Brad Edwards, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)

1966-03-25

Tom Glavine, Concord MA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Cy Young 1991)

1966-04-11

Dave Richards, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons)

1966-04-14

David Justice, Cincinnati Ohio, baseball player (Atlanta Braves)

1966-04-14

Greg Maddux, San Angelo Texas, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1966-06-25

Dikembe Mutombo, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets)

1966-07-03

Moises Alou, Atlanta Georgia, MLB outfielder (Montreal Expos)

1966-07-07

Dave Burba, Atlanta Braves vs. Texas Rangers

1966-07-14

D J Johnson, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

1966-07-14

D.J. Johnson, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1966-09-26

Craig Heyward, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)

1966-11-25

Mark Whiten, Pensacola FL, outfielder (Atlanta Braves, NY Yankees)

1966-12-01

Greg McMichael, Knoxville TN, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1966-12-20

Chris Robinson, Atlanta, rocker (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker)

1966-9-16

Stéphane Traineau, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1967-02-26

Roman Fortin, NFL center (Atlanta Falcons)

1967-02-28

Antone Davis, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles)

1967-03-16

Dan Owens, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions)

1967-03-20

Mookie Blaylock, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)

1967-03-24

Richard Gillam, Atlanta Ga, pairs skater (& Erin Moorad)

1967-04-17

Marquis Grisom, Atlanta GA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves, Cleve Indians)

1967-05-15

John Smoltz, Detroit MI, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, 1996 Cy Young)

1967-06-05

Matt Bullard, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)

1967-06-07

Terance Mathis, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1967-06-26

Travis Fine, Atlanta GA, actor (Ike McSwain-Young Riders)

1967-06-27

Lester Archambeau, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons)

1967-11-15

Pedro Borbon, Mao Dom Rep, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1967-12-08

Jeff George, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons, Oakland Raiders)

1967-12-13

Mike Mordecai, Birmingham AL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1967-12-13

Mike Mordecai, Atlanta Braves vs. Florida Marlins

1967-12-14

Eldridge Recasner, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets)

1967-12-18

Tracy Hayworth, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons)

1968-01-15

Iñaki Urdangarín, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1968-01-27

Anthony Pleasant, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons)

1968-01-27

Tracy Lawrence, Atlanta Tx, country singer (Sticks & Stones)

1968-01-29

Harold Green, NFL running back (Cin Bengals, Atlanta Falcons)

1968-02-01

Kent Mercker, Dublin OH, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Balt Orioles)

1968-02-29

Chucky Brown, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)

1968-04-29

Browning Nagle, NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Atlanta Falcons)

1968-05-04

Eddie Perez, Cuidad Ojeda Venezuela, catcher (Atlanta Braves)

1968-06-16

Alton Montgomery, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)

1968-07-10

Atlanta Rizzen, Brassiere to Eternity

1968-07-14

John Maginnes, Atlanta GA, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Texarkana Open-5th)

1968-08-10

Moe Gardner, NFL nose tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1968-10-10

James Williams, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers)

1968-10-14

Gene Williams, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1968-11-14

Bob Christian, NFL running back (Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons)

1968-11-14

Bob Christian, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Atlanta Falcons

1969-01-04

Lindsay Kennedy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Jeb-Little House on the Prairie)

1969-01-07

Todd Kinchen, NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams, Atlanta Falcons)

1969-01-21

Matt Willig, NFL tackle/guard (Atlanta Falcons, NY Jets)

1969-02-09

Jeff Pahukoa, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1969-03-15

Louis Riddick, NFL safety (Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons)

1969-03-31

Steve Smith, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)

1969-06-17

Paul Tergat, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1969-07-25

Andrea Wieland, Atlanta GA, field hockey goaltender (Olympics-96)

1969-08-12

Lincoln Coleman, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)

1969-08-17

Christian Laettner, NBA forward/center (Atlanta Hawks, Oly-gold-92)

1969-10-03

Eddie Sutter, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons)

1969-12-17

Marty Carter, Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1969-12-21

Chuck Smith, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons)

1970-01-17

Darnell Walker, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, SF 49ers)

1970-01-22

Abraham Olano, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1970-01-23

Mark Wohlers, Holyoke MA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1970-01-29

Scott Davis, guard (Atlanta Falcons)

1970-01-31

Rachel Jean Marteen, Atlanta GA, playmate (Aug, 1995)

1970-02-04

Todd Peterson, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1970-02-10

Alberto Castillo, Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1970-03-06

Robbie Tobeck, NFL guard/center (Atlanta Falcons)

1970-03-20

Ron George, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)

1970-04-14

Steve Avery, Trenton MI, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1970-05-13

Mitch Lyons, NFL tight end (Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers)

1970-05-17

Todd Mundt, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)

1970-05-21

Tom Martin, San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves

1970-10-01

Ronnie Bradford, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos)

1970-10-04

Brian Kozlowski, NFL halfback (Atlanta Falcons, NY Giants)

1970-10-05

Anthony Phillips, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

1970-10-26

Bert Emanuel, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1970-10-27

Bert Emanuel, wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1970-11-05

Javier Lopez, Ponce Puerto Rico, catcher (Atlanta Braves)

1970-11-27

Patrick Bates, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)

1970-11-29

Guy Hill, Atlanta Georgia, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 NCAA-3rd)

1970-9-04

Torrance Small, Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1971-01-12

Shane Dronett, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos)

1971-01-16

Sergi Bruguera, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1971-01-17

Tyler Houston, US baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves)

1971-01-29

Jamal Fountaine, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers, Atlanta Falcons)

1971-03-01

Shepherd Clark, Atlanta Ga, figure skater (1994, 97 Eastern Sr champ)

1971-03-02

Ruffin Hamilton, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)

1971-03-25

Perry Klein, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons)

1971-04-07

Csaba Horváth, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1971-04-25

Brad Clontz, Stuart VA, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1971-05-02

Greg Bishop, Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Giants

1971-05-31

Lenny McGill, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

1971-06-09

Jean Galfione, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1971-06-12

Ryan Klesko, Westminster CA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)

1971-06-12

Félicia Ballanger, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1971-08-01

Fred Lester (Atlanta Falcons)

1971-08-11

Djamel Bourras, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1971-08-16

Willie Jackson, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Atlanta Falcons

1971-08-29

Henry Blanco, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1971-09-04

Tyrone Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1971-09-14

Mario Henry, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons)

1971-09-16

Derrell Mitchell, NFL/CFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons, Argonauts)

1971-10-02

Steve McLaughlin, NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons)

1971-10-08

Nate Miller, NFL/WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy, Atlanta Falcons)

1971-10-18

Bob Whitfield, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1971-10-22

Anthony "Pig" Miller, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks)

1971-11-24

Tony Cline, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Atlanta Falcons

1971-12-18

Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1971-9-04

John Thierry, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Atlanta Falcons

1972-01-21

Howard Nathan, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)

1972-02-09

Norbert Rózsa, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1972-02-24

Ron Davis, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)

1972-03-06

Jamal Anderson, fullback (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-03-21

Balázs Kiss, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1972-04-16

Conchita Martínez, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1972-04-16

Antonio Alfonseca, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1972-04-19

Eric Jack, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-04-24

Chipper Jones, Deland FL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

1972-04-27

Ethan Brooks, NFL/WAFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Rhein Fire)

1972-05-05

Travis Jervey, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Atlanta Falcons

1972-05-10

Akili Johnson, NFL defensive back (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-05-17

John Burrough, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-05-23

Shannon Brown, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-05-24

Danny Bautista, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)

1972-06-06

Gary Downs, running back (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-06-23

Roell Preston, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-07-06

Greg Norton, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1972-08-03

Travis Hall, defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-09-18

Richard Huntley, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-09-28

Greg Ivy, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-09-29

Trent Zenkewicz, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-09-30

Jamal Anderson, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-11-03

Verl Mitchell, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-12-02

Alan Henderson, NBA forward (Atlanta Hawks)

1972-12-06

Gary Bandy, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-12-13

Craig Sauer, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)

1972-12-21

LaTroy Hawkins, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1972-12-22

Big Tigger, Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam - Live from Atlanta

1972-12-26

Burnell Roques, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-01-01

Mercury Hayes, wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-01-03

Tyrone Brown, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-01-14

Ed Howard, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-01-18

Ed Jasper, Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1973-01-21

Grady Jackson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1973-01-24

Bubba Miller, Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1973-01-25

Terrell Wade, Rembert SC, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1973-01-29

Jason Schmidt, Lewiston ID, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1973-02-02

Tim Denton, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-02-17

Drew Barry, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)

1973-02-22

James Christensen, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-04-22

Scott Fields, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-05-02

Rich Yurkiewicz, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Amst Admirals)

1973-07-03

Devin Bush, NFL strong safety (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-07-29

Stephen Dorff, Atlanta, actor (I Know My Name is Steven)

1973-08-06

Robert Lee, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-08-16

Damian Jackson, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1973-09-04

Robert Couch, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-09-09

Mike Schlegel, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1973-10-01

John Thomson, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1973-10-07

Gerald McBurrows, Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1973-12-23

Tony Graziani, quarterback (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-01-05

Calvin Collins, center/guard (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-01-15

Ray King, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1974-01-28

Jermaine Dye, Oakland CA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)

1974-01-31

Lorenzo Styles, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-02-06

Nathan Davis, defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-02-07

Florian Rousseau, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1974-03-19

Rocky Coppinger, Baltimore Orioles vs. Atlanta Braves

1974-04-04

O J Santiago, tight end (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-04-29

Kevin Mathis, Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

1974-05-23

Kimber West, Atlanta GA, playmate (Feb 1997)

1974-06-20

Attila Czene, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1974-06-27

Juran Bolden, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-07-08

Demetrius Allen, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-08-26

Freddie Scott, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-10-28

Henri Crockett, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)

1974-9-24

John McDonald, Los Angeles Angels vs. Atlanta Braves

1975-03-22

Chris Bayne, safety (Atlanta Falcons)

1975-04-27

Michael Booker, cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

1975-04-29

John Macready, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1975-05-13

Chris Crawford, NBA forward (Atlanta Hawks)

1975-05-29

Matt Bryant, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1975-07-05

Ai Sugiyama, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1975-07-09

Tony Williams, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Atlanta Falcons

1975-08-08

Ben Bailey, Sturgess Fillmore Presents... Atlanta!

1975-09-27

Ed Gray, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)

1975-12-02

Mark Kotsay, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1975-9-16

Todd Weiner, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1976-01-23

Byron Hanspard, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)

1976-01-31

Brian Finneran, Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

1976-03-08

Juan Encarnacion, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves

1976-03-16

Abraham Nunez, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1976-03-17

Scott Downs, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1976-05-19

Wade Richey, San Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons

1976-06-17

Mike Peterson, Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

1976-06-30

Bashir Salahuddin, Brothers in Atlanta

1976-08-04

Scott Linebrink, Atlanta Braves vs. Cincinnati Reds

1976-08-16

Roderick Coleman, Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions

1976-10-22

Michael Barrett, Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

1977-02-16

Todd McClure, Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

1977-03-19

David Ross, Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves

1977-06-08

Kanye West, Atlanta, Georgia, American rapper and record producer

1977-08-05

Eric Hinske, Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves

1978-02-02

Elena Piskun, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1978-03-29

Eric Bruntlett, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1978-04-29

Tony Armas, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1978-05-15

Amy Chow, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1978-05-23

Mike Gonzalez, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1978-06-15

RoRo, [Romell Chapman], Atlanta Ga, rapper (Another Bad Creation)

1978-08-15

Lilia Podkopayeva, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1978-08-31

Tim Drew, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves

1978-12-02

Peter Moylan, Australian Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves

1978-9-27

Jon Rauch, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1979-01-10

Chris H E Smith, [Daddy Mack], Atlanta, rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up)

1979-01-22

Carlos Ruiz, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1979-02-01

Ionela Loaies, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1979-03-10

Jimmy Williams, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1979-03-12

Xuan Liu, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1979-03-15

Justin Peelle, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1979-04-08

Marta Baldó, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1979-04-12

Elena Grosheva, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1979-07-19

Huilan Mo, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1979-07-19

Rick Ankiel, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1979-08-12

Jevon Sims, Farrah Abraham from 'Teen Mom'/'The New Atlanta's' Vawn/Bethenny Tests Infomercial Products

1979-08-23

Chris Roberson, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1979-10-07

Simona Amanar, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1979-9-15

Eric Johnson, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1979-9-26

Jaycie Phelps, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1980-01-23

Elena Dolgopolova, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1980-02-23

Yvonne Tousek, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1980-03-02

Kevin Shaffer, Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions

1980-03-13

Anna Mirgorodskaya, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1980-04-30

Tania Lamarca, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1980-05-20

Austin Kearns, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1980-07-07

John Buck, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1980-08-03

E.J. Henderson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1980-08-09

Nuria Cabanillas, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1980-9-04

Mirela Tugurlan, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1981-04-13

Bryan Scott, Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons

1981-05-07

Lorena Guréndez, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1981-06-23

Yuanyuan Kui, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1981-07-28

Wenjing Bi, Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad

1981-12-12

Spencer Johnson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1981-12-22

Keith Moser, Atlanta

1982-02-13

Michael Turner, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1982-05-06

Erik Coleman, Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints

1982-07-13

Michael Koenen, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1983-01-27

Chauncey Davis, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1983-07-29

Jerious Norwood, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1983-08-18

Dan Orlovsky, Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions

1983-12-27

Lina Garcia, Atlanta

1984-06-26

Elijah Dukes, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1984-08-21

B.J. Upton, Los Angeles Angels vs. Atlanta Braves

1985-04-05

Lastings Milledge, Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

1985-9-14

Delmon Young, Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

1986-02-06

Jamaal Anderson, New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

1987-12-23

Jordany Valdespin, Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

1988-06-22

Fontez Brooks, Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse

1991-05-31

Farrah Abraham, Farrah Abraham from 'Teen Mom'/'The New Atlanta's' Vawn/Bethenny Tests Infomercial Products

Atlanta - Notable Weddings

James LongstreetSep 8, 1897

Bobby JonesJun 17, 1924

David JusticeDec 31, 1992

Atlanta - Weddings
Date Event
1897-09-08

Confederate General James Longstreet (76) weds Helen Dortch (34) at the governor's mansion in Atlanta, Georgia

1924-06-17

Golfer Bobby Jones (22) weds high school sweetheart Mary Rice Malone (22) in Atlanta, Georgia

1992-12-31

MLB Outfielder David Justice (26) weds actress Halle Berry (26) in Atlanta, Georgia

1996-03-24

Former Atlanta mayor and UN ambassador Andrew Young (64) weds Carolyn Watson (49) in South Africa

2000-09-02

"The Backstreet Boys" lead vocalist Brian Littrell (25) weds actress Leighanne Wallace (31) at Peachtree Christian Church in Atlanta, Georgia

2005-01-08

Rapper and actor Nas (32) weds R&B singer Kelis (25) at Morningside Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

2006-06-03

Pop band Hanson member Zac Hanson (20) weds Kate Tucker (22) at the Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

2010-07-24

"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" actress and a well-known model Cynthia Bailey weds entrepreneur Peter Thomas at Fernback Museum of Natural History in Atlanta

2011-06-18

Reality TV Personality Toya Carter (27) weds "The Deal" TV host Mickey Wright in Atlanta

2011-11-11

Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson (33) weds model Christina Evangeline at George Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia

2011-11-11

TV personality Kim Zolciak (33) weds Atlanta Falcons football player Kroy Biermann (26) in Roswell, Georgia

2013-06-22

"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes (45) weds her ex-husband Gregg Leakes at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta

Atlanta - Deaths
Date Event
1879-08-30

John B Hood, confederate general (lost Atlanta), dies at 48

1936-02-20

John Hope, president of Atlanta University, dies at 67

1988-01-05

"Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40

1990-07-20

Herbert Jenkins, Atlanta's longest serving police chief (b. 1907)

1991-03-09

Jim Hardin, former Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves pitcher (b. 1943)

2003-06-23

Maynard Jackson, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia (b. 1938)

2006-08-23

John Martin, Atlanta

2007-10-20

Jim Mitchell, Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

2009-07-25

Rick Bryan, Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons

2012-04-19

Ray Easterling, Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

2015-03-01

Jeff McKnight, New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

2015-04-06

Art Powell, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings


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