Milestones: Aug. 16, 1982

DIED. Dean Chenoweth, 44, daredevil boat racer and four-time national hydroplane champion; of head, neck and chest injuries when a gust of wind flipped his boat while it was traveling at 175 m.p.h. during a qualifying run for the annual Columbia Cup race; on the Columbia River near Pasco, Wash. Returning several times from retirement, the "Comeback Kid" had miraculously survived one crash after another. Eventually he became one of only seven competitors who lived long enough to win more than a dozen races.

DIED. David Carritt, 55. master sleuth of the old masters...

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