Milestones: Feb. 16, 1981

DIED. Ella Grasso, 61, effective Connecticut politician, first woman to govern a state who did not succeed her husband; of cancer; in Hartford (see NATION).

DIED. Frederika Louise of Hannover, 63, beautiful, domineering, German-born Queen of Greece from 1947 until the death of her husband King Paul in 1964, mother of exiled King Constantine and strong-willed matriarch whose imperious demands and interventions in Greek politics sent mobs into Athens' streets and might have helped pave the way for the monarchy's overthrow in 1967; of heart failure after surgery; in Madrid, where she was visiting her daughter Queen Sofia of Spain.

DIED. Margaret McNamara,...