On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1988

Weddings in History

  • Jan 9 English earl of St Andrews marries Sylvana Tomaselli

Buzz Aldrin

Feb 14 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (58) weds Lois Driggs Cannon

Harry Reasoner

May 28 American journalist Harry Reasoner (65) weds American insurance executive Lois Harriett Weber(44) at the United Church of Christ in Humboldt, Iowa

Bernie Sanders

May 28 Vermont's US Senator Bernie Sanders (46) weds American social worker Jane O'Meara Driscoll (38) in Burlington, Vermont

  • Jul 9 "Facts of Life," Lisa Whelchel weds Steve Cauble
  • Jul 30 James Ogilvy (under Engl princess Alexandra) marries Julia Rawlinson

Divorces in History

John Kerry

Jul 25 Heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (43) divorces politician John Kerry (44) after 18 years of marriage