Milestones: Nov. 23, 1981

ENGAGED. Princess Marie-Astrid, 27, eldest daughter of the reigning Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg; and Karl Christian von Habsburg-Lorraine, 27, Brussels banker, son of Archduke Charles Louis of Austria and grandson of the late Austrian Emperor Karl I; in Luxembourg. Princess Marie-Astrid made headlines last year because she was the last eligible princess to be linked with Britain's Prince Charles before he chose Lady Diana Spencer. Astrid's wedding is planned for Feb. 6.

DIED. Frank Malina, 69, pioneering American aeronautical engineer whose early work on solid-fuel rockets helped the U.S. land the first man on the moon; of a heart attack; in...