On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1955

Weddings in History

Charles Manson

Jan 17 Murderer Charles Manson (20) weds waitress Rosalie Jean Willis (17)

Brendan Behan

Feb 16 Playwright Brendan Behan (32) weds Beatrice Salkeld at Donnybrook Church in Dublin, Ireland

Diego Rivera

Jul 29 Mexican artist Diego Rivera (68) marries 4th wife art dealer Emma Hurtado

Che Guevara

Sep 18 Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (27) weds Peruvian economist Hilda Gadea (34) in Mexico

William Shockley

Nov 23 Physicist William Shockley (45) weds psychiatric nurse Emmy Lanning