On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1975

Weddings in History

  • Mar 8 5th Earl of Lichfield Patrick Anson (35) weds Lady Leonora Grosvenor (26), daughter of the 5th Duke of Westminster at Chester Cathedral in England

Peter Agre

Mar 29 Molecular biologist Peter Agre (26) weds Mary Macgill

  • Jun 7 Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard (21) weds Cheryl Alley (21) at Magnolia Park United Methodist Church in Burbank, California

Danielle Steel

Sep 13 Novelist Danielle Steel (28) weds Danny Zugelder in the prison canteen

Wedding of Interest

Oct 11 Future US President Bill Clinton (29) weds future US Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham (28) in a Methodist ceremony in their living room in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Bob Dole

Dec 6 US Senator Bob Dole (52) weds former senator Elizabeth Hanford (39)

Buzz Aldrin

Dec 19 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (45) weds Beverly Zile

Divorces in History

Ben Bradlee

Nov 10 Journalist Ben Bradlee (54) divorces Antoinette Pinchot after 19 years of marriage