On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1973

Weddings in History

  • Apr 18 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 5th wife Leslie (Tessa) Busby

Brian Mulroney

May 26 Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney (34) weds Mila Pivnicki (19)

Joe Clark

Jun 30 Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark (34) weds lawyer Maureen McTeer (21)

  • Jul 4 British Army officer Andrew Parker Bowles (33) weds Camilla Rosemary Shand (26) at Guards Chapel in Birdcage Walk in London, England
  • Nov 14 Britain's Princess Anne marries commoner, Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey
  • Nov 30 Sci-fi author Issac Asimov (53) weds second wife psychoanalyst and Sci-fi author Janet Jeppson (47)

Divorces in History

  • Oct 9 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years

Isaac Asimov

Nov 16 Sci-fi author Isaac Asimov (53) divorces Gertrude Blugerman after 31 years of marriage