Milestones: Feb. 25, 1924

Born. To Lady Mountbatten, one-time Edwina Ashley, "richest girl in England," a daughter. To the father, Lord Louis Mountbatten, a Lieutenant aboard the battleship Revenge, was sent a telegram.

Engagement denied. Russell Griswold Colt, onetime husband of Actress Ethel Barrymore, to Jessie Reed, Ziegfeld Follies member. Said he: "Kindly deny for me the press agent's story from Chicago that I am engaged to marry Miss Jessie Reed. Also kindly state that Miss Ethel Barrymore obtained a divorce from me on the ground of nonsupport, not cruelty."

Married. Peggy Wood, famed actress, to John V....

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