On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1971

Weddings in History

Stephen King

Jan 7 American horror, sci-fi and fantasy author Stephen King marries Tabitha Spruce, author and activist

  • Jun 12 Tricia Nixon & Edward F Cox marry at White House

Divorces in History

  • Jan 11 1st "Quickie" Divorce granted in UK

Howard Hughes

Jun 18 Aviator Howard Hughes divorces 2nd wife Jean Peters after 14 years of marriage