Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1976

Weddings in History

  • Jun 19 King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Silvia Renate Sommerlath in Stockholm Cathedral, 1st Swedish reigning monarch to marry since 1797

Larry Flynt

Aug 21 Magazine publisher Larry Flynt (33) weds Althea Leasure (23) (his fourth time)

Divorces in History

John Wayne Gacy

Mar 2 Second wife Carole Hoff divorces serial killer John Wayne Gacy (33) after 3 years of marriage

  • Mar 19 Princess Margaret separates from the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years