On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History in 1959

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 26 President of Cuba Raúl Castro (27) weds revolutionary Vilma Espín (28) in Santiago de Cuba

President of Cuba Raúl Castro
President of Cuba
Raúl Castro
  • Apr 1 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 3rd wife Anne Williams Rubinstein

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 10 Japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda

Emperor of Japan Akihito
Emperor of Japan
Akihito
  • Jul 2 Belgian Albert, Prince of Liège marries Dona Paola, Princess Ruffo di Calabria in Brussels

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 5 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (20) weds Linda Joan Bork

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel
  • Sep 25 Cosmopolitan founder Helen Gurley Brown (37) weds theater producer David Brown (43)

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 21 Shah of Persia Mohammad Reza Pahlavi marries Farah Pahlavi Diba

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi