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Robert A. Cavanaugh

Robert A. Cavanaugh, of Comins, Michigan and formerly of Oxford, died peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children on July 1, 2012. He was 88. He was born on December 17, 1923 in Highland Park and raised in northern Canada by his grandparents after the death of his parents....more >>

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Flora Ellen Jackson

Flora Ellen Jackson, of Oxford, passed away on June 30, 2012. She was 83. She is survived by brothers Bill and Bob, cousin Rusty Clasman, and niece Janice Mertins as well as many other loving family members and friends....more >>
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Born March 27th
1906: Pee Wee Russell, jazz clarinetist.
1910: John Robinson Pierce, the father of comunications satellites.
1914: Budd Schulberg, journalist, novelist and screenwriter (What Makes Sammy Run).
1923: Louis Simpson, Pultizer Prize-winning poet.
1924: Sarah Vaughan, jazz singer.
March 27th
in history
1945: General Dwight Eisenhower declares that the German defenses on the Western Front have been broken.
1952: Elements of the U.S. Eighth Army reach the 38th parallel in Korea, the original dividing line between the two Koreas.
1958: The United States announces a plan to explore space near the moon.
1976: Washington, D.C. opens its subway system.
1977: In aviation's worst disaster yet, 582 die when a KLM Pan Am 747 crashes.