Jan. 27th - This Day in Georgia History

Dawg Post takes a look back on what happened on this day in Georgia history.

January 27th


The University of Georgia was incorporated by an act of the General Assembly on January 27, 1785, Georgia became the first state to charter a state-supported university. In 1784 the General Assembly had set aside 40,000 acres of land to endow a college or seminary of learning.


The Gym Dogs took out LSU, 195.875-161.925, in their 1996 home opener. Georgia’s Kim Arnold earned the nation's first 10.00 of the season on the vault to lead the Gym Dogs to victory. Georgia went on to win the SEC championship and clinched a spot in the Super Six that year. Arnold would take home consecutive individual all-around championships the following two seasons (1997, 1998).


Wheeler RB Chris Hickman commits to Georgia


3-star Tucker WR Dominick Sanders commits to Georgia

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