Milestones, Jul. 16, 1973

Died. David Earl ("Swede") Savage, 26, the second driver to die from injuries received in this year's Indianapolis 500 auto race and the 61st fatality in Indy's 58-year history; in Indianapolis. Savage had driven 59 laps when his red STP Eagle-Offenhauser, going 170 m.p.h., spun out of control and smacked head-on into a retaining wall.

Died. Veronica Lake (born Constance Ockelman), 53, the sultry siren with the peekaboo hairstyle, star of such movie hits of the '40s as So Proudly We Hail and This Gun for Hire; of acute hepatitis; in Burlington, Vt.

Died. Betty Grable, 56, curvaceous, ice-blonde World War...

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