Milestones: Aug. 1, 1969

Divorced. By Sir Joshua Hassan, 53, chief minister of Gibraltar: Lady Daniela Hassan, 48, his Spanish wife; after 24 years of marriage, two children; in Gibraltar. Sir Joshua angered the Rock's mainly Roman Catholic citizenry and embarrassed the British government by getting his divorce with a private member's bill that he rammed through the legislative assembly—all of which may damage his bid for another term in this week's elections.

Died. The Rev. A. D. Williams King, 38, younger brother of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and himself an active civil rights leader; of...

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!