Milestones: Sep. 26, 1969

Died. Giovanni Cardinal Urbani, 69, Roman Catholic patriarch of Venice, who in the 1963 papal election was a strong candidate to succeed John XXIII; of a heart attack; in Venice. Urbani, a moderate-conservative, took a middle position on many of the issues dividing the College of Cardinals, and his greatest attribute as a papabile was that he offended fewest of the church's factions. In the final balloting, the vote went to a progressive, Giovanni Battista Cardinal Montini, who now reigns as Paul VI.

Died. Rex Ingram, 73, veteran black actor, whose resonant voice and commanding figure graced dozens of plays (The Emperor...

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