Milestones, Feb. 14, 1972

Divorced. George C. Scott, 44, the gifted, moody actor who last year declined an Oscar for his role in Patton (TIME cover, March 22); and Colleen Dewhurst, 47, Broadway star; on grounds of incompatibility; after nine years of marriage and one previous divorce from each other, two children; in Santo Domingo.

Died. Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, 51, King of the Himalayan state of Nepal and the world's only Hindu monarch; of a heart attack; in Bharatpur, Nepal. Though he was a member of Nepal's royal dynasty, Mahendra was kept a palace prisoner for the first 30 years of his...

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