The Wolves started the holidays by taking their opponents to the mat and finishing in third place at the Oakland County Wrestling Tournament, Dec. 21. "We had a good performance," said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Coach Derek Moscovic....more >>
Out of 41 teams, the Oxford Wildcat wrestlers placed second, behind Detroit Catholic Central, at the Oakland County Championship Tournament held Dec. 20-21 at Oxford Middle School Fieldhouse....more >>
1863: Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company.
1889: Casey Stengel, New York Yankees manager.
1898: Henry Moore, English sculptor.
1909: C. Northcote Parkinson, historian and author.
1924: William H. Gass, writer (Omensetter's Luck).
July 30th in history
1864: In an effort to penetrate the Confederate lines around Petersburg, Va. Union troops explode a mine underneath the Confederate trenches but fail to break through. The ensuing action is known as the Battle of the Crater.
1919: Federal troops are called out to put down Chicago race riots.
1938: George Eastman demonstrates his color motion picture process.
1940: A bombing lull ends the first phase of the Battle of Britain.
1960: Over 60,000 Buddhists march in protest against the Diem government in South Vietnam.