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 25, 1729

Oglethorpe Moved to Investigate Prisons

Haslemere’s member of Parliament, James Edward Oglethorpe, introduced a motion in the House of Commons to investigate the conditions of England’s prisons. The motion passed and Oglethorpe was named chairman of a committee to investigate “the State of the Gaols of this Kingdom.”