|4th Annual NYC Area Oxford-Cambridge |
Alumni Boat Race, 2008. Naugatuck Rowing
Club, Westport, Connecticut. Oxford mixed boat.
Oxford college connections are noted.
11 – Tolkien Heirs Sue New Line Cinema for $150 Million. 2008, settled 2009. Tolkien attended Exeter, Oxford. Fellow at Merton, Oxford.
23 – Baedeker Raids Start. 1942. Oxford was spared. Why, do you suppose?
1 – Joseph Heller. 1923. St Catz, Oxford.
1 – Hong Kong Returned to China. 1997. Chris Patten, Balliol, Oxford.
11 – Laurence Binyon, Poet, born. 1869. Trinity, Oxford 1888.
3 – Stars and Stripes First Flown in Battle. Lawrence Washington, Brasenose, Oxford.
9 – Noel Godfrey Chavasse. 1884. Trinity, Oxford. Only person to receive the Victoria Cross with bar in World War I.
24 – St Catherine's Feast Day. St Catz is named after her and her wheel is in the college arms.