Milestones, Apr. 12, 1948

Born. To Captain John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower, A.U.S., 25, son of the president-elect of Columbia University, and Barbara Jean Thompson Eisenhower, 21: their first child (and Ike's first grandchild —see PEOPLE), a son; at West Point, N.Y. Name: Dwight David II. Weight: 8 lbs. 15 oz.

Born. To Jackie Coogan, 33, Hollywood's No. 1 baby bright-eyes of the '20s (now co-owner of a small movie studio), and third wife Ann McCormack Coogan, 23, ex-nightclub singer: their first child, his second, a daughter; in Glendale, Calif. Name: Joann Dolliver. Weight: 8 lbs. 3 oz....

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