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Roseann Studinger

Roseann (Nan) Studinger, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2012 in Oxford. She was 99 years old. Born October 27, 1912 in Thornewood, near Glasgow, Scotland. Devoted wife of the late Leopold of Schmitzingen, Germany....more >>

Jacob Ernest Miscovich

Jacob Ernest (Ernie) Miscovich, of Lapeer, passed away on June 8, 2012 at Brian's House Hospice Center in Davison, Michigan. Ernie was 69 years old. He was born April 19, 1943 to the late Josephine (Pevak) Miscovich and Michael Charles Miscovich in Smithfield, Pennsylvania....more >>
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Born September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
0: Nathaniel Bacon leads an uprising against English Governor William Berkeley at Jamestown, Virginia, resulting in the settlement being burned to the ground. Bacon's Rebellion came in response to the governor's repeated refusal to defend the colonists against the Indians.
1773: Phillis Wheatley, a slave from Boston, publishes a collection of poetry, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, in London.
1807: Aaron Burr is arrested in Mississippi for complicity in a plot to establish a Southern empire in Louisiana and Mexico.
1821: William Becknell leads a group of traders from Independence, Mo., toward Santa Fe on what would become the Santa Fe Trail.Trailing Louis L’Amour in New Mexico.
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.