Milestones, Mar. 1, 1954

Born. To Crown Prince Jean, 33, heir to Luxembourg's throne, and Princess Josephine Charlotte, 26, sister of King Baudouin of Belgium: their first child, a daughter; in Luxembourg. Name: Princess Marie Astrid. Weight: 6 Ibs. 10 oz.

Married. Vincente Minnelli, 50, cinema director (An American in Paris); and French-born Georgette Magnani, 25; each for the second time (his first was Judy Garland); in Riverside, Calif.

Died. William K. (for Kerrigan) Howard, 54, pioneering movie director (White Gold in 1927, Transatlantic in 1931); of cancer; in Hollywood.

Died. Major General Kenneth Frank Cramer, 59, wealthy Connecticut...

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