On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1939

Weddings in History

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Mar 16 Princess Fawzia of Egypt (17) marries the Shah of Persia Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (19)

Jacqueline Susann

Apr 2 Author Jacqueline Susann (20) weds Irving Mansfield at Har Zion Temple in Philadelphia

Menachem Begin

May 29 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (25) weds Aliza Arnold

Jonas Salk

Jun 9 Medical researcher Jonas Salk (24) weds social worker Donna Lindsay

  • Jul 2 Syndicated columnist Ann Landers (21) weds business executive Julius Lederer

William Golding

Sep 30 Nobel Prize-winning author William Golding (28) weds analytic chemist Ann Brookfield