Monday, July 23, 2012

American princess robbed of jewels

July 23, 1912

The American-born Princess Victor of Thurn und Taxis, who is staying at a hotel in Ostend, Belgium, has been robbed of her jewels, reports the New York Times.

The jewels are worth about $80,000.    The former Lida Nicolls married Prince Victor in November 11.  A previous marriage to Gerald Fitzgerald, an Irishman, ended in divorce.

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