On This Day

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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X
Civil Rights Activist Betty Shabazz
Civil Rights Activist
Betty Shabazz

Divorces in History

  • 1994 Kathleen Kinmont files for divorce from Lorenzo Lamas