On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1930

Weddings in History

  • Jan 8 Belgium Princess Marie-Jose marries Italian's crown prince Umberto

John Steinbeck

Jan 14 American author John Steinbeck (27) weds Carol Henning (23) in Los Angeles, California (divorced 1942)

Estée Lauder

Jan 15 Businesswoman Estee Mentzer (23) weds businessman Joseph Lauter (later Lauder)

Emilio Aguinaldo

Jul 14 1st Filipino President Emilio Aguinaldo (61) weds second wife Maria Agoncillo (51) at Barasoain Church in Malolos, Bulacan

  • Aug 2 Laurence McKinley Gould (33), American Geologist and Polar Explorer weds Margaret ("Peg") Rice in Ann Arbor, Michigan

H. L. Mencken

Aug 27 Journalist H. L. Mencken (49) weds author Sara Haardt (32) at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Thurgood Marshall

Sep 4 Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (21) weds Vivien Burey at First African Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Agatha Christie

Sep 11 Mystery writer Agatha Christie (39) weds archaeologist Max Mallowan (26)

Pablo Neruda

Dec 6 Pablo Neruda marries Marie A Hagenaar Vogelzang in Batavia