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Five more OHS athletes to enter Hall of Fame

On Friday, Sept. 5 at halftime of the Rochester Hills Stoney Creek vs. Oxford varsity football game, the Oxford High School athletic department will honor the school's fifth hall of fame class that includes five very important contributors to the legacy of Wildcat athletics....more >>
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Successful season for 8U team

The 8U Oxford Wildcats Federation baseball team had a very successful season. In addition to winning, two earlier tournaments, they also won the Frankenmuth Baseball Classic and the LCB Summer Bash....more >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1273: Rudolf of Hapsburg is elected emperor in Germany.
1588: The feeble Sultan Mohammed Shah of Persia, hands over power to his 17-year old son Abbas.
1791: In Paris, the National Legislative Assembly holds its first meeting.
1839: The British government decides to send a punitive naval expedition to China.
1847: Maria Mitchell, American astronomer, discovers a comet and is elected the same day to the American Academy of Arts---the first woman to be so honored. The King of Denmark awarded her a gold medal for her discovery.