On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on September 5

Weddings in History

  • 1725 French King Louis XV marries Polish princess Mary Lesczynski

Evel Knievel

1959 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (20) weds Linda Joan Bork

Ken Follett

1968 Author Ken Follett (19) weds Mary Emma Ruth Elson

  • 1993 Actor Ralph Fiennes marries actress Alex Kingston (divorced 1997)

Divorces in History

Michael Crichton

1980 Lawyer Kathleen St. Johns divorces best-selling author Michael Crichton (37) after nearly 2 years of marriage