Widespread Panic holds a free concert in downtown Athens and draws an estimated 100,000 people.
Uga VIII becomes the official mascot of UGA, a lineage dating back to Uga I, who took the sidelines in 1956.
The Mars Science Laboratory, known as Curiosity, the largest and most powerful rover ever, lands on planet Mars.
100,000 visitors gather in Washington, D.C. for the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
Golden Pantry founder, Tom Griffith accepts the Key to the City from Athens-Clarke County Mayor Nancy Denson