Milestones, Aug. 6, 1973

Born. To Dick Gregory, 41, the bitterest and perhaps the best of America's black social satirists, and Lillian Gregory, 34: their tenth child, third son; in Chicago. Name: Yohance. Gregory, who has been fasting since 1971 to protest the war in Southeast Asia, now weighs 116 lbs. (down from 170). He plans—once again—to give up his nightclub act and become—again—a lecturer on the college-campus circuit. He also plans to start eating—again—when the U.S. stops bombing Cambodia.

Died. Dr. Hans Albert Einstein, 69, son of the late famed physicist, and a professor of hydraulic...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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