On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1924

Weddings in History

Edwin Hubble

Feb 26 Astronomer Edwin Hubble (34) weds Grace Burke in Pasadena, California

  • Mar 19 American poet e.e. (Edward Estlin) Cummings marries first wife Elaine Orr. The marriage lasts less than 9 months.

Robert H. Goddard

Jun 21 Inventor Robert H. Goddard (41) weds secretary Esther Christine Kisk (23) at St. John's Episcopal Church in Worcester

Henry Miller

Jun 24 American writer Henry Miller (31) marries 2nd wife June Smerth (21) in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Enid Blyton

Aug 28 British children's writer Enid Blyton (27) marries editor Major Hugh Alexander Pollock, DSO (36)

Wedding of Interest

Dec 11 Photographer Alfred Stieglitz (60) marries artist Georgia O'Keeffe (37) in Cliffside Park, New Jersey


Divorces in History

Margaret Mitchell

Oct 16 American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell divorces 1st husband Berrien "Red" Upshaw