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James Henry Holland, 73

James Henry Holland, age 73 of Lake Orion passed away on April 19, 2013. He was the loving father of James (Mary) Holland, Steven Holland, and Cynthia (Jeff) Smith. Cherished grandfather of Jayson, Jennifer (Bruce), Tiffany, Daniel, Brittany, Josef, and Johnathon....more >>

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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.
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1894: By an act of Congress, Labor Day is declared a national holiday.
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1904: Helen Keller graduates with honors from Radcliffe College.
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