• Tariff laws were to be a main platform for the Democratic Party.
From the annals of 1962
• Butts County was to dedicate a new hospital.
• Don Young was named chairman of the area bloodmobile.
From the annals of 2007
• Whitney Tidwell was named a state finalist in the National Miss America Georgia Pageant.
• Professional wrestler Chris Benoit killed his son, wife, then himself in Fayetteville.