On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1913

Famous Weddings

Chester Nimitz

Apr 9 US Admiral Chester Nimitz (28) weds Catherine Freeman (21) in Wollaston, Massachusetts

Upton Sinclair

Apr 12 Author Upton Sinclair (34) weds writer Mary Craig (31)

A. A. Milne

Jun 4 Author A. A. Milne (31) weds Dorothy Daphne de Selincourt

  • Oct 1 Writer and poet Vita Sackville-West (21) marries diplomat Harold Nicolson (26)

Jim Thorpe

Oct 14 Athlete Jim Thorpe (25) weds Margaret Iva Miller at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Beatrix Potter

Oct 15 Author Beatrix Potter (47) weds solicitor William Heelis at St Mary Abbots in Kensington, London

Will Durant

Oct 31 Historian and philosopher Will Durant (27) weds researcher Ariel Kaufman (15) at New York's City Hall

Oliver Hardy

Nov 17 Film comedian Oliver Hardy (21) marries pianist Madelyn Saloshin in Macon, Georgia; divorce in 1921

  • Nov 25 28th US President Woodrow Wilson's daughter Jessie marries in The White House