Milestones Oct. 21, 2002

EXECUTED. AILEEN WUORNOS, 46, hitchhiking prostitute who murdered seven men along Florida's highways in 1989 and 1990; by lethal injection; in Starke, Fla. The 10th woman executed in the U.S. since the resumption of capital punishment in 1976, Wuornos halted all appeals after a decade in prison, saying, "If I have to spend life in prison, I will kill. I will kill again."

DIED. CLAUS VON AMSBERG, 76, popular German-born Dutch prince and husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands; of pneumonia; in Amsterdam. Once vilified for his brief involvement with Hitler Youth as a teenager, he changed public opinion by...

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