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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 April 1st
1883: Lon Chaney, film actor.
1883: William Manchester, U.S. historian and biographer.
1895: Alberta Hunter, blues singer.
1919: Joseph E. Murray, transplant physician.
1929: Milan Kundera, Czech writer (The Farewell Party, The Unbearable Lightness of Being).
April 1st
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1918: England's Royal Air Force is formed.
1920: Germany's Workers Party changes its name to the Nationalist Socialist German Worker's Party (Nazis).
1924: Adolf Hitler sentenced to five years in prison for the Beer Hall Putsch.
1928: China's Chiang Kai-shek begins attacks on communists.
1929: The yo-yo is introduced in the United States by Louie Marx.