On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1937

Weddings in History

Wedding of Interest

Jun 3 Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France

  • Jun 7 Three Stooges member Curly Howard (33) weds Elaine Ackerman

Muriel Spark

Sep 3 Author Muriel Spark (19) weds teacher Sidney Oswald Spark in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

John Kenneth Galbraith

Sep 17 Economist John Kenneth Galbraith (29) weds author Catherine Atwater (24) at the Reformed Church of North Hempstead in New York


Divorces in History

  • Sep 28 Martha Raye (21) divorces Hamilton "Bud" Westmore (19) on the basis of extreme cruelty

Walter Lippmann

Dec 9 Writer Walter Lippmann (48) divorces first wife Faye Albertson after 20 years of marriage