On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1948

Weddings in History

Jack Kilby

Jun 27 American handheld calculator inventor Jack Kilby (24) weds Barbara Annegers

Fidel Castro

Oct 11 Fellow students Fidel Castro and Mirta Diaz-Balart marry (divorced 1955)

Wedding of Interest

Oct 15 38th US President Gerald Ford (35) weds department store fashion consultant Elizabeth (Betty) Bloomer Warren (30) at Grace Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids

  • Oct 21 Science fiction pioneering author "Stranger in a Strange Land" Robert A. Heinlein marries 3rd wife Virginia "Ginny" Gerstenfeld

Cesar Chavez

Oct 22 Farm labor leader Cesar Chavez (21) weds labor activist Helen Fabela (20) in Reno, Nevada

Colonel Sanders

Nov 18 KFC founder Colonel Sanders (58) weds his long-time employee Claudia Price