Milestones, Aug. 4, 1952

Born. To Phumiphon Adundet (Rama IX), 24, Massachusetts-born, jazz-loving King of Siam, and Queen Sirikit, 20, daughter of a Siamese diplomat: their second child, first son and crown prince. The birth of an heir to the Thai throne called for a booming 21-gun salute, traditional conch-shell music, and the proclamation of a national holiday.

Sued for Divorce. By Donald W. Douglas, 60, pioneer plane builder and president of the Douglas Aircraft Co.: Charlotte Ogg Douglas, 60, who, he charged, had caused him grievous mental suffering, extreme nervousness, mental anguish, embarrassment and humiliation; after 36 years of marriage, five children; in Los Angeles.


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