Milestones: Aug. 23, 1982

ENGAGED. Arthur B. Laffer, 42, University of Southern California economist and author of the controversial supply-side tax curve named after him; and Traci Lynn Hickman, 23, a U.S.C. senior majoring in political science; in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. The couple met when she had a job in the office of the business-school dean.

DIED. Salvador Sánchez, 23, World Boxing Council featherweight champion and one of the sport's best fighters; of injuries after his Porsche 928 collided with two trucks; just north of Querétaro, Mexico. A school dropout at 16, Sanchez once explained, "I found...

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