February 29, 1964
Princess Alexandra gave birth to a son today, according to the New York Times. The leap year baby is 13th in line of succession to the throne, but he will drop to 16th after three other royal births "expected later this year."
Princess Alexandra, 27, was married last April to the Hon. Angus Ogilvy, second son of the Earl and Countess of Airlie. The princess is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth, and is the daughter of the late Duke of Kent and Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.
The baby was born at their home, Thatched House Lodge in Richmond Park, Surrey. His name has not been announced. He not have a title, as he is the son of a younger son of an earl.
Queen Elizabeth II expects a fourth child next month. Princess Margaret, the Queen's sister, and the Duchess of Kent, sister-in-law of Princess Alexandra, are also expecting babies.