Milestones

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DIED

Frank Buckles, the last surviving U.S. World War I veteran, at 110; it is believed that two WWI veterans, who both served Britain, remain alive.

NAMED

Jeremy Bernard became the first male--and the first openly gay--White House social secretary; he will coordinate event planning for the Executive Mansion.

DIED

Suze Rotolo, Bob Dylan's former girlfriend who graced the cover of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan and inspired a number of his early songs; she was 67.

HOSPITALIZED

Tennis star Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment on March 2 for complications from a previously discovered blood clot in her lungs.

DIED

Peter Gomes, Harvard University's minister who participated in two U.S. presidential inaugurations and was considered one of the country's leading preachers.

SENTENCED

British contractor Danny Fitzsimons was found guilty of the murder of two co-workers by an Iraqi court; he was the first Westerner tried there since the start of the Iraq war.