Milestones, Sep. 4, 1950

Born. To Maestro Leopold Stokowski, 68, and Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt Stokowski, 26, his third wife (he is her second husband): their first child, his fourth, a son; in Manhattan. Weight: 6 Ibs. 14 oz.

Divorced. By Cinemactress Myrna Loy, 45, the movies' "perfect wife": Writer-Producer Gene Markey, 54, her third husband, ex-husband of Cinemactresses Joan Bennett and Hedy Lamarr; in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Died. Griffith Baily Coale, 60, muralist and author (North Atlantic Patrol: The Log of a Seagoing Artist), marine camouflage artist in World War I, an official U.S. Navy artist in World War II;...

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