Check back in a few minutes

Server Maintenance

Your server is going through a few minutes of routine maintenance. Please don't touch your browser for a few minutes.

What do I do?

  • If you were posting a comment or making a post on your blog then do not press BACK on your browser. Wait 5 minutes and press the refresh icon on your browser. Your comment or post will be sent as normal.
  • If you are browsing a blog here just wait a few moments and hit refresh. The page you were expecting will appear.

Milestones, Sep. 4, 1944

Born. To the Duke of Gloucester, 44, Governor General-select of Australia, and his Scottish Duchess, 42: their second child, second son, fifth in direct succession to the throne; in London. Weight: 7 Ibs. 2 oz.

Married. Paulina Longworth, 19, granddaughter of T.R., only daughter of the late Congressman Nicholas and Alice Roosevelt Longworth; and Alexander McCormick Sturm, 21, precocious humorist and book-illustrator (The Problem Fox, From Ambush to Zig-Zag); in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.

Married. Pfc. Alton W. Knappen-berger, 20, Nazi-slaying "one man army of Anzio"; and Ruth Eickhoff, 16, his home town sweetheart; in...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

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 TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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