Milestones: Nov. 6, 1964

Married. Peter Stanley Firestone, 24, third-generation heir to the Firestone rubber fortune, son of Roger, youngest of the four brothers who head the country's 32nd biggest corporation; and Julie Nelson, 23, Scottsdale, Ariz., socialite; in Riverfalls, Wis.

Died. Captain Theodore Freeman, 34, one of the 14 men chosen in the third group of U.S. astronauts last October, first astronaut to die since the program started in 1959; when his T-38 jet trainer crashed near Ellington Air Force Base, in Houston.

Died. John Fred ("Mr. Fred") Frederics, 58, Manhattan milliner who teamed with John ("Mr....

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