On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1913

Weddings in History

Chester Nimitz

Apr 9 US Admiral Chester Nimitz (28) weds Catherine Freeman (21) in Wollaston, Massachusetts

Upton Sinclair

Apr 12 Author Upton Sinclair (34) weds writer Mary Craig (31)

A. A. Milne

Jun 4 Author A. A. Milne (31) weds Dorothy Daphne de Selincourt

  • Oct 1 Writer and poet Vita Sackville-West (21) marries diplomat Harold Nicolson (26)

Beatrix Potter

Oct 15 Author Beatrix Potter (47) weds solicitor William Heelis at St Mary Abbots in Kensington, London

Will Durant

Oct 31 Historian and philosopher Will Durant (27) weds researcher Ariel Kaufman (15) at New York's City Hall

  • Nov 25 28th US President Woodrow Wilson's daughter Jessie marries in The White House