April 25, 1942
Former Empress Zita of Austria is in Doctors' Hospital in New York City, "for an operation," according to the Chicago Tribune. She came from her "home in exile in Quebec" to enter the hospital.
Zita is the widow of Emperor Karl of Austria, who lost the throne after the end of the first world war in November 1918. Their eldest son, Archduke Otto, is the pretender to the Austrian throne.
The reason for Zita's surgery has not been announced.