Milestones: May 8, 1964

Born. To Edward, Duke of Kent, 28, madcap captain in the Royal Scots Greys, cousin to Queen Elizabeth, and Katharine, Duchess of Kent, 31: their second child, first daughter (13th in line to the British throne); at Coppins, in Buckinghamshire.

Born. To Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, 33, and Antony Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon, 34, portrait photographer: their second child, first daughter (seventh in line for the succession); in Kensington Palace, London, thereby completing this spring's quartet of royal babies—a boy to Princess Alexandra and Queen Elizabeth, and two girls. Burbled Tony: "She...

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