Henry "Hank" Louis Carroll, 75, of Grayling, MI passed away June 25, 2012. Henry was born in Oxford, Michigan on February 4, 1937, a son of George Carroll and Mildred Covey. He was the husband of Suzanne (Benware) Carroll....more >>
Karen M. Vermander, age 55, a 20 year resident of Dryden, MI., and formerly from Leonard, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2012 at Lapeer Regional Hospital. Karen was born December 27, 1956 in Mt Clemens, the daughter of Richard and Joann (Schmidt) Vermander....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.