On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1936

Weddings in History

Emilio G. Segrè

Feb 2 Physicist Emilio G. Segrè (31) weds jewish woman Elfriede Spiro at the Great Synagogue of Rome in Italy

George Orwell

Jun 9 Novelist and journalist George Orwell (33) weds Eileen Maud O'Shaugnessy (30) at St. Mary's Church

  • Oct 6 Diana Mitford marries Oswald Mosley in the house of Joseph Goebbels with Adolf Hitler as a guest

Raymond Dart

Nov 28 Australian paleo-anthropologist Raymond Dart (43) weds South African librarian Marjorie Gordon Frew

Wedding of Interest

Dec 24 Paleoanthropologist Mary Nicol (23) weds archaeologist Louis Leakey (33) in England

  • Dec 28 British best-selling romantic author Barbara Cartland (35) marries 2nd husband Hugh McCorquodale