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Karl Anthony Dzuris

Karl Anthony Dzuris, of Rochester Hills, MI and formerly of the Oxford area, passed away unexpectedly July 10, 2012. He was 43. He was born October 9, 1968 in Almont MI, the son of Michael David Sr....more >>

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Genevieve Raines

Genevieve M. "Jean" Raines, of Oxford, passed away on July 10, 2012. She was 98. Jean was the beloved wife of the late Roy Robert Raines; and dear sister of the late Theodore Majka....more >>
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Born September 16th
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
1925: B.B. King, blues guitarist.
1926: John Knowles, writer (A Separate Peace).
1950: Henry Louis Gates Jr., critic and scholar.
September 16th
in history
1893: Some 50,000 Sooners claim land in the Cherokee Strip during the first day of the Oklahoma land rush.
1908: General Motors files papers of incorporation.
1920: Thirty people are killed in a terrorist bombing in New York's Wall Street financial district.
1934: Anti-Nazi Lutherans stage protest in Munich.Unprecedented in history, the Nuremberg Trial brought high-ranking Nazis to justice 12 years later.
1940: Congress passes the Selective Service Act, which calls for the first peacetime draft in U.S. history.