Milestones, Jan. 11, 1971

Died. Lillian Board, 22, British track star, winner of a silver medal for the 400-meter dash at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City and of two gold medals—800-meter and 1600-meter relay—at the 1969 European Games in Athens; of intestinal cancer; in Munich.

Died. Representative L. Mendel Rivers, 65, the military's best friend in Congress (see THE NATION).

Died. Elyesa Bazna, 66, better known as "Cicero," famed World War II spy for Germany, who could have doomed the D-day invasion had the German high command not stubbornly refused to believe his information; of kidney disease; in Munich. An Albanian national, Bazna served as...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!