Weddings & Divorces in History on January 14

Weddings in History

  • 1236 English King Henry III marries Eleonora of Provence
  • 1914 Danish "Out of Africa" author Karen Blixen (28), pen name Isak Dinesen marries her 2nd cousin Baron Hans von Blixen-Finecke

John Steinbeck

1930 American author John Steinbeck (27) weds Carol Henning (23) in Los Angeles, California (divorced 1942)

Malcolm X & Betty Shabazz

1958 Human rights activist Malcolm X marries fellow activist Betty Shabazz in Lansing, Michigan