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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 September 30th
1908: David Oistrakh, violinist.
1924: Truman Capote, author and playwright whose works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood.
1927: W.S. Mervin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
1928: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, best known for his first book Night about his own experiences in concentration camps.
1935: Johnny Mathis, singer.
September 30th
in history
1935: George Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess opens at the Colonial Theatre in Boston.
1938: Under German threats of war, Britain, France, Germany and Italy sign an accord permitting Germany to take control of Sudetenland--a region of Czechoslovakia inhabited by a German-speaking minority.Joseph Avenol, secretary-general of the League of Nations, sold out the organization he had sworn to uphold.
1939: The French Army is called back into France from its invasion of Germany. The attack, code named Operation Saar, only penetrated five miles.
1943: The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps becomes the Women's Army Corps, a regular contingent of the U.S. Army with the same status as other army service corps.
1949: The Berlin Airlift is officially halted after 277,264 flights.