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William G. Sinclair, 89

William G. "Bill" Sinclair, of Waterford, passed away on Nov. 3, 2012 at the age of 89. He was a beloved husband of 59 years to the late Lillian E. "Lee" Sinclair and a loving father of Gaye (Dan) Tedrick of OH, Julie (John) Strouse of Deerfield, Dan (Karen) of TN, Debbie (Bill) Sultze of Oxford, Mark (Kelly) of Goodrich, and the late David A....more >>

Mark F. Carter, 57

Mark F. Carter died Oct. 13, 2012 in Montrose, MI. He grew up in Lake Orion and graduated from Lake Orion High School in 1973. He had a very successful career in construction managing projects (among others) at Ford Field in Detroit, Citi Field in New York City, National Park in Washington D....more >>

Lorezo B. Chavez, 74

Lorezo B. "Lencho" Chavez, of Oxford, died Oct. 21, 2012 at the age of 74. Lorezo was a loving husband to Paula (nee Wright) Chavez for 43 years, and a beloved father of Ronald C. French of CO, Kathy Moore of FL, and Elena Chavez of Oxford....more >>
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Born August 27th
1871: Theodore Dreiser, novelist (Sister Carrie).
1899: C.S. Forester, novelist and author of the Horatio Hornblower series.
1908: Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th president of the United States (1963-1969).
1910: Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
August 27th
in history
1881: New York state's Pure Food Law goes into effect to prevent the adulteration of food or drugs.
1894: The United States congress passes an income tax law as part of a general tariff act, but it is found unconstitutional.
1910: Thomas Edison demonstrates the first talking pictures--using a phonograph--in his New Jersey laboratory.
1912: Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes first appears in a magazine.
1916: Italy declares war on Germany.