• The Griffin Conference of the Methodist Church met in Barnesville.
From the annals of 1962
• Author William Faulkner died.
• A hydrogen-bomb was detonated in Nevada during a test.
From the annals of 2007
• The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste named U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Ga., a “Taxpayer Hero.”
• Team Georgia, won second place in the NRA National 3 Position Air Rifle Championship.
• The Griffin Gators were in first place after the first day of the Griffin Gators Invitational.