• The Tippins Bill, which prohibited the sale of near-beer in Georgia, passed by a vote of 129-42.
From the annals of 1962
• A TV satellite was launched into orbit.
• Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders were jailed in Albany.
From the annals of 2007
• Tonia Jones was named the “Hero of the Month” by the Office of Child Support Services.
• Landon Watts and Cash Barnhart earned spots in the Air Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships.
• The 5-6 year-old Pike County All-Stars baseball team won the State T-Ball Championship.