Milestones: May 14, 1928

Born. To Herbert Carl Sturhahn, famed footballer, twice (1925-26) All-American guard (Yale); in Manhattan, a son (weight 9 lb. 6 oz.). The maternal grandfather is David Lawrence, famed Washington journalist and president of the United States Daily.

Married. Michael Arlen, Armenian novelist (The Green Hat), of London; to Countess Atalanta Mercati; 22, daughter of Count Alexandre Mercati, former Chamberlain of the Court of Greece; at the Greek Orthodox Church, Cannes, France. During the elaborate ritual in which the bride relinquished her title for the official name of Mrs. Dikran Kuumjian, her gown caught...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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