This Day in Georgia History
October 20, 1727
Oglethorpe Dropped Out of College
James Oglethorpe dropped out of Corpus Christi College at Oxford University without completing his B.A. degree. However, he would receive a special M.A. degree on July 31, 1731. (See July 31 entry for story of why he received the M.A. degree.)
To view a publication on James Oglethorpe, see the Digital Library of Georgia.