Calendar
Jan January
Feb February
Mar March
Apr April
May May
Jun June
Jul July
Aug August
Sep September
Oct October
Nov November
Dec December

This Day in Georgia History

December 08, 1941

Citizens’ Defense Committee Created

Within an hour of Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing a joint resolution declaring war on Japan, Gov. Eugene Talmadge created a Citizens’ Defense Committee to coordinate internal war efforts in Georgia.