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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 22nd
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
1934: H. Norman Schwarzkopf, American general and commander of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War.
1935: E. Annie Proulx, writer (Postcards, The Shipping News).
August 22nd
in history
0: John II, also known as John the Good, succeeds Philip VI as king of France.
1485: Henry Tudor defeats Richard III at Bosworth. This victory establishes the Tudor dynasty in England and ends the War of the Roses.
1642: Civil war in England begins as Charles I declares war on Parliament at Nottingham.
1717: The Austrian army forces the Turkish army out of Belgrade, ending the Turkish revival in the Balkans.
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.