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February 12, 1733

On February 12, 1733, James Oglethorpe and his colonists on his ship, the ‘Anne’ landed and settled near the present site of Savannah, Georgia, and started the British Colony of Georgia, which was named after the English King who gave … Continue reading

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February 12, 1733

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1733 Savannah, GA, was founded by English colonist James Oglethorpe. When he was asked why he named it Savannah, he replied, “Because Mosquito-infected, Humid Ball-Baking, Swamp Crap-hole From Hell was already taken.” When he … Continue reading

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December 22, 1864

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1864 during the American Civil War, Union General William T. Sherman sent a message to U.S. President Lincoln from Georgia. The message read, “I beg to present to you as a Christmas gift the … Continue reading

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