August 13, 1936
Sources close to the Italian family are confirming that Crown Princess Marie José is pregnant with her second child, according to an Associated Press dispatch. The Princess has been staying at the family's castle near Turin. Crown Prince Umberto joined her there today after returning from Berlin, where he attended the Olympic Games.
The couple have one child, Princess Maria Pia, who was born in September 1934. Only males can succeed to the Italian throne.