Milestones: Apr. 12, 1968

Born. To James Meredith, 34, Negro civil rights activist and contender for the vacant congressional seat of Harlem's Adam Clayton Powell; and Mary Wig gins Meredith, 30: twin boys, their second and third children; in Manhattan.

Married. James D. Watson, 40, who shared a 1962 Nobel prize for medicine with two Britons for unraveling the structure of DNA, the heredity-determining molecule, recently disturbed his colleagues by publishing The Double Helix, a gossipy account of the team's feuds and finds; and Elizabeth Lewis, 19, a Radcliffe junior and Watson's secretary at Harvard; both for the first time; in La Jolla, Calif.

Died. Martin Luther...

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