Milestones: Apr. 12, 1926

Born, To Charles Spencer Chaplin a second son by his second wife, the onetime Lita Grey, at the Chaplin estate, Beverley Hills, Calif. Their first child, Charles Spencer Chaplin Jr., is about a year old.

Engaged. Francis Wollsey ("Buss") Bronson, 25, recent author of a first novel, Spring Running, to Miss Helen L. Silkman, 21, Manhattan bookseller.

Died. Gerald Chapman (real name George Chartres), famed bandit-murderer, hung by the neck, in Hartford.

Died. Signorina Anna Sarto, 76, youngest sister of the late Pope Pius X;* at Rome, in a...

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