On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on December 9

Weddings in History

Rabindranath Tagore

1883 Poet Rabindranath Tagore (22) weds Mrinalini Devi in an arranged marriage

Malcolm Fraser

1956 Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser (26) weds Tamie Beggs (20)

  • 1967 US President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter Lynda (23) marries US Marine Captain Charles Robb (28) in the White House

Willy Brandt

1983 Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Willy Brandt weds Brigitte Seebacher


Divorces in History

Howard Hughes

1929 Businessman Howard Hughes divorces 1st wife Ella Rice after 4 years of marriage

Walter Lippmann

1937 Writer Walter Lippmann (48) divorces first wife Faye Albertson after 20 years of marriage