On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1950

Weddings in History

Bhumibol Adulyadej

Apr 28 King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand marries Mon Rajawongse Sirikit at Sra Pathum Palace after a quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland July 19, 1949.

  • Jun 14 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 2nd wife Kleo Apostolides

Wedding of Interest

Jun 17 US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy (24) weds Ethel Skakel (22) at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut

Lee Kuan Yew

Sep 30 First Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew (27) weds lawyer Kwa Geok Choo (29) in Singapore

Jack Kerouac

Nov 17 Writer Jack Kerouac (28) weds Joan Haverty

  • Dec 25 Dick Tracy marries Tess Truehart