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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 January 31st
1797: Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (C Major Symphony, The Unfinished Symphony).
1919: Jackie Robinson, first African-American baseball player in the modern major leagues.
1925: Benjamin Hooks, civil rights leader.
January 31st
in history
1950: Paris protests the Soviet recognition of Ho Chi Minh's Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
1966: U.S. planes resume bombing of North Vietnam after a 37-day pause.
1968: In Vietnam, the Tet Offensive begins as Viet Cong and North Vietnamese soldiers attack strategic and civilian locations throughout South Vietnam.
1976: Ernesto Miranda, famous from the Supreme Court ruling on Miranda vs. Arizona is stabbed to death.
1981: Lech Walesa announces an accord in Poland, giving Saturdays off to laborers.