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By Olivia Shumaker Review Staff Writer Lake Orion High School has welcomed six new student perspectives in the form of exchange students, Julia Grut, Desiree Lennermark, Vanessa Limmer, Otto Kaijala, Anne Schnurpfeil and Emilia Talvitie....more >>

LOHS teens to go to state Youth Arts Fest

By Olivia Shumaker Review Staff Writer Lake Orion High School Thespians received some top accolades from the Michigan Thespian Festival. Seniors Savannah Gonsoulin, Hannah Rains, and Alex Rogala, along with junior Claire McIntyre and sophomore Kara Calvert, all received a Superior rating at the Thespian Festival, the highest rank that can be awarded....more >>
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1892: The Moravia, a passenger ship arriving from Germany, brings cholera to the United States.
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.