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Donald Earl Quayle

Donald Earl Quayle died Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at the Hospice Home in the arms of his family. He was 81. Don was born on June 23, 1931, in Ishpeming, Michigan. Shortly thereafter the family moved to the Village of Oxford, Michigan where he spent his formative years....more >>

Douglas Schmedlen

Douglas Eugene Schmedlen, of Bradenton, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on July 17, 2012. He was 67. He was a school teacher in Michigan for a number of years. He is survived by wife, Rose, daughter, Melissa and mother, Rhoda Schmedlen, brother, Dennis and sister, Mary....more >>

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Harriett Magee Mayo

Harriett Magee Mayo of Sun City West, AZ and originally of Oxford, passed away on July 2, 2012. She was 93. Harriett was an extraordinary mother to Edith Barringer, Audrey Vasher, and deceased sons Jack and Chuch Magee....more >>

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Christine Chamberlain

Christine Chamberlain of Oxford passed away on July 20, 2012. She was 67. Beloved wife of Manley; dear Mother of Jacquelyn Chamberlain, Peggy (Jeff) Waite, Scott (Kristi), and Brian (Angela); loving Grandmother of Anna, Austin, and Landon; sister of Terry, Ruth, Louie, John, Deborah, Kathy, and the late Micki....more >>
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Born July 5th
1801: David Farragut, U.S. admiral during the American Civil War.
1810: P.T. Barnum, American showman.
1867: Andrew Ellicott Douglass, astronomer and archaeologist.
1889: Jean Cocteau, French artist, writer and actor.
1911: George Pompidou, Prime Minister of France (1968).
July 5th
in history
1940: Marshal Henri Petain's Vichy government breaks off diplomatic relations with Great Britain.
1941: German troops reach the Dnieper River in the Soviet Union.
1943: The Battle of Kursk, the largest tank battle in history, begins.
1944: The Japanese garrison on Numfoor, New Guinea, tries to counterattack but is soon beaten back by U.S. forces.
1950: American forces engage the North Koreans for the first time at Osan, South Korea.