image
image
Palace Chrysler-Jeep
Announcements

Milestones

Academics

Hannah Stowers, a 2010 Brandon High School graduate, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Central Michigan University. She is the daughter of Russ and Holly (Downing) Stowers....more >>

Milestones

Military

Marine Corps Pfc. Samantha B. Donders recently completed the basic electrician's course. During the course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C., students receive instruction on the repair and maintenance of generators, transformers and power lines....more >>
The Oxford Leader
SPI Subscriptions
Thursday
04 - 24 - 14
06:27
April
arrow
S M T W T F S
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
Site Search


Born April 24th
1856: Henri Philippe Pétain, French Marshall, WWI hero, Nazi collaborator.
1900: Elizabeth Goudge, English author.
1904: Willem de Kooning, abstract impressionist painter.
1905: Robert Penn Warren, novelist, America's first poet laureate.
1906: William Joyce, 'Lord Haw-Haw,' British traitor, Nazi propagandist.
April 24th
in history
1519: Envoys of Montezuma II attend the first Easter mass in Central America.
1547: Charles V's troops defeat the Protestant League of Schmalkalden at the battle of Muhlburg.
1558: Mary, Queen of Scotland, marries the French dauphin, Francis.
1792: Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle composes La Marseilles. It will become France's national anthem.
1800: The Library of Congress is established in Washington, D.C. with a $5,000 allocation.