On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on October 16

Weddings in History

Francisco Franco

1923 General Francisco Franco (30) marries María del Carmen Polo y Martínez-Valdés (23) at Church of San Juan el Real in Oviedo

J. K. Rowling

1992 Author J. K. Rowling (27) weds Portuguese television journalist Jorge Arantes


Divorces in History

Margaret Mitchell

1924 American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell divorces 1st husband Berrien "Red" Upshaw