Milestones: Dec. 27, 1926

Born. To Basil Dean, co-dramatist with Margaret Kennedy of The Constant Nymph (TIME, Dec. 20), and Mrs. Dean (onetime Lady Mercy Greville, daughter of the Dowager Countess of Warwick) ; a daughter (9 Ib.) in London. Playwright Dean cabled a wish she should be named Tessa, after the heroine of the play.

Engaged. Mrs. Margaret Ross Lansdowne, widow of Commander Zachary Lansdowne (killed in wreck of naval dirigible Shenandoah, Sept. 3, 1925); to one John Caswell Jr., cotton man of New York and Boston.

Engaged. Rosamond Reed, daughter of U. S. Senator David Aiken...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!