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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 March 2nd
1829: Carl Schurz, Civil War general, political reformer and anti-imperialist.
1900: Kurt Weill, German-born composer (The Threepenny Opera).
1904: Henry Dreyfuss, industrial designer of everything from telephones to the interior of the Boeing 707.
1904: Theodor Seuss Geisel [Dr. Seuss], author of numerous children's books including The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham.
1923: Doc Watson, singer and guitarist.
March 2nd
in history
1877: Rutherford B. Hayes is declared president by one vote the day before the inauguration.
1889: Congress passes the Indian Appropriations Bill, proclaiming unassigned lands in the public domain; the first step toward the famous Oklahoma Land Rush.
1896: Bone Mizell, the famed cowboy of Florida, is sentenced to two years of hard labor in the state pen for cattle rustling. He would only serve a small portion of the sentence.
1901: Congress passes the Platt amendment, which limits Cuban autonomy as a condition for withdrawal of U.S. troops.
1908: An international conference on arms reduction opens in London.