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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 >>


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 >>


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 October 10th
1900: Helen Hayes, American actress.
1901: Alberto Giacometti, sculptor and painter.
1920: Thelonius Monk, jazz pianist and composer.
1924: James Clavell, novelist (Shogun, Noble House).
1930: Harold Pinter, British playwright (The Homecoming, Betrayal).
October 10th
in history
1911: Revolution in China begins with a bomb explosion and the discovery of revolutionary headquarters in Hankow. The revolutionary movement spread rapidly through west and southern China, forcing the abdication of the last Ch'ing emperor, six-year-old Henry Pu-Yi. By October 26, the Chinese Republic will be proclaimed, and on December 4, Premier Yuan Shih-K'ai will sign a truce with rebel general Li Yuan-hung.
1911: The Panama Canal opens.
1933: At Rio de Janeiro, nations of the Western Hemisphere sign a non-aggression and conciliation treaty. President Roosevelt adopts a good neighbor policy toward Latin America and announces a policy of nonintervention in Latin American affairs at the December 7th International American Conference at Montevideo, Uruguay.
1941: Soviet troops halt the German advance on Moscow. Soviet raids over Berlin in 1941.
1966: U.S. Forces launch Operation Robin, in Hoa Province south of Saigon in South Vietnam, to provide road security between villages.