On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in October 1913

Famous Weddings

  • 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