On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1997

Weddings in History

  • Jun 21 Princess Zahra Aga Khan (26) weds businessman Mark Boyden at the Chateau de Chantilly in Paris
  • Jul 28 Two-time Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton (38) weds documentary director Timothy Delarm (35) in Las Vegas

Salman Rushdie

Aug 28 British-Indian novelist and essayist Salman Rushdie (50) weds Elizabeth West


Divorces in History

Evel Knievel

Dec 10 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (59) divorces Linda Joan Bork after 38 years of marriage