This Month in Georgia History — November
The holiday season is fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean things don’t get done in Georgia in November. Slow down for a moment and check out some of the things that have happened in the Peach State in Novembers past.
Nov. 3, 1992
Voters approve the Georgia lottery, which helps fund the HOPE Scholarship and pre-kindergarten programs.
Nov. 5, 2002
Georgia elects Sonny Perdue as its first Republican governor since 1872.
Nov. 23, 2005
The Georgia Aquarium – the largest in the world at the time – opens in Atlanta.