Weddings & Divorces in History on May 23

Weddings in History

  • 1200 Louis of France (Later Louis VIII) (13) marries Blanche of Castile (12), daughter of Alfonso VIII King of Castile at Port-Mort

Jack Kirby

1942 Comic book artist Jack Kirby (24) weds Roz Goldstein

  • 1953 John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy (31) weds activist and attorney Sargent Shriver at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City

John Kerry

1970 US Secretary of State John Kerry (26) weds heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (25)

Divorces in History

Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon

1533 King Henry VIII of England & Catherine of Aragon's marriage declared null & void by authority English clergy not the Pope