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

February 20, 1974

Atlanta Constitution Editor Kidnapped

Atlanta Constitution editor Reg Murphy was kidnapped and held for ransom. After the newspaper paid a $700,000 ransom, Murphy was released. Later, William A.H. Williams was arrested for the crime. Most of the ransom money was recovered at Williams’ house.

To view an image of Reg Murphy, see the Digital Library of Georgia.