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Henry Louis Carroll

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

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 >>
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Born May 23rd
1910: Artie Shaw, bandleader and clarinetist.
1920: Helen O'Connell, big band vocalist.
1928: Rosemary Clooney, singer.
1934: Robert A. Moog, electrical engineer, creator of the Moog synthesizer.
1947: Jane Kenyon, poet (Let Evening Come, Otherwise).
May 23rd
in history
1900: Civil War hero Sgt. William H. Carney becomes the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor, thirty-seven years after the Battle of Fort Wagner.
1901: American forces capture Filipino rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo.
1915: Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary.
1934: Gangsters Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are killed by Texas Rangers.
1945: Heinrich Himmler, the head of the Nazi Gestapo, commits suicide after being captured by Allied forces.