Milestones, Dec. 20, 1971

Born. To Dr. Christiaan Barnard, 49, South African heart surgeon and transplant pioneer; and his second wife Barbara, 21, daughter of a Johannesburg industrialist: their first child, a son; in Cape Town.

Died. Ralph Bunche, 67, retired Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and winner of the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize (see THE WORLD).

Died. Yoichiro Makita, 68, president of Japan's fifth largest corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries; of complications from a peptic ulcer; in Tokyo Makita became head of the mammoth company in 1969, set out immediately to forge an agreement allowing Chrysler Motors to market Mitsubishi's Colt in the U.S., the first...

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