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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 August 29th
1898: Preston Sturges, screenwiter, film director and playwright.
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
1927: Marion Williams, gospel singer.
August 29th
in history
0: The Temple of Jerusalem burns after a nine-month Roman siege.
1526: Ottoman Suleiman the Magnificent crushes a Hungarian army under Lewis II at the Battle of Mohacs.
1533: In Peru, the Inca chief Atahualpa is executed by orders of Francisco Pizarro, although the chief had already paid his ransom.
1776: General George Washington retreats during the night from Long Island to New York City.
1793: Slavery is abolished in Santo Domingo.