Milestones Mar. 4, 1996

STEPS DOWN. RICHARD HOLBROOKE, 54, Assistant Secretary of State; in Washington. The famously undiplomatic diplomat leaves office with a miracle on his resume: the Dayton peace accords, which, so far, have silenced the guns of the Balkans.

ACQUITTED. SNOOP DOGGY DOGG (CALVIN BROADUS), 24, rapper; on murder and related charges in the shooting death of a gang member; in Los Angeles. The jury deadlocked on a manslaughter charge.

HOSPITALIZED. ALIJA IZETBEGOVIC, 70, President of Bosnia; for heart trouble; in Sarajevo. Though stable, Izetbegovic may yet be replaced in the midst of a fragile peace.

DIED. CHARLIE FINLEY, 77, over-the-top owner of...

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