Milestones: Sep. 1, 1961

Born. To Roger Maris, 26, New York Yankee bleacher-blaster, and Patricia Carveil Maris, 26, his North Dakota high school sweetheart: their fourth child, third son; in Kansas City, Mo.

Married. Horst Eichmann, 21, Buenos Aires technician who on marriage license papers listed the occupation of his father, Nazi Adolf Eichmann, as "Lieutenant Colonel retired"; and Elvira Pummer, 21, an Argentine student whom the groom met in New York when he was a merchant seaman and she was visiting relatives; in a civil ceremony in suburban Buenos Aires to be followed by Roman Catholic rites....

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