Atlanta in History (Part 2)

Georgia (US): Augusta, GA

Historical Events

Events 101 - 117 of 117

  • 1996-08-02 The star-studded United States men's basketball team beats Yugoslavia 95-69 to win the gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics
  • 1996-08-03 5-time Tour de France winner Miguel IndurĂ¡in of Spain wins the 52.2k road time trial in 1:04:05, 12 seconds ahead of countryman Abraham Olano at the Atlanta Olympics

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1996-08-03 American Andre Agassi wins the men's singles Tennis gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics beating Spaniard Sergi Bruguera 6-2, 6-3, 6-1

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • 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
  • 1997-06-08 "Young Man From Atlanta" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • 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 Nashville, Atlanta, Columbus, and Minnesota-St Paul
  • 1998-10-14 Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with 6 bombings including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • 2000-07-11 71st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-3 at Turner Field, Atlanta

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2001-08-19 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club: David Toms wins his first major title by 1 stroke from Phil Mickelson

  • 2008-01-27 56th NHL All-Star Game: East beats West 8-7 at Atlanta, Georgia

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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

Tennis Player Anna Kournikova
Tennis Player
Anna Kournikova
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion
Andy Roddick
  • 2011-08-14 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club: Keegan Bradley wins first major title in a playoff with fellow American Jason Dufner
  • 2015-10-05 Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement announced by trade ministers of 12 countries in Atlanta
  • 2016-09-25 PGA's FedEx Cup won by Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, prize money $10 million at East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta
  • 2017-11-20 Atlanta's Georgia Dome, once the world's largest covered stadium, is destroyed in a controlled implosion

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 111 of 111

  • 1981-02-11 Kelly Rowland, US singer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1981-07-31 Eric Lively, American actor (The Butterfly Effect 2), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1983-04-02 Yung Joc, American rapper (It's Goin' Down), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1985-12-08 Dwight Howard, American basketball player (Charlotte Hornets), born in Atlanta, Georigia
  • 1988-01-30 Rob Pinkston, American actor (Punk'd), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1989-05-11 Cameron Newton, American football player (Carolina Panthers), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1989-11-30 Chanel Iman, American supermodel (Victoria's Secret Angel), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1990-09-10 Chandler Massey, actor (Days of our Lives), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1992-06-13 Violet Chachki [Jason Dardo], American drag queen, dancer, model and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race season 7 winner), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1997-02-10 Chloe Grace Moretz, American actress (Kick-Ass), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1999-06-27 Chandler Riggs, American actor (The Walking Dead), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths