On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in August 1925

Famous Weddings

John Maynard Keynes

Aug 4 British economist John Maynard Keynes (42) weds Russian ballerina Lydia Lopokova (33)

Zhou Enlai

Aug 8 China's Premier Zhou Enlai (27) weds Deng Yingchao (21) in Guangzhou

James Chadwick

Aug 11 Physicist James Chadwick (33) weds Aileen Stewart-Brown

Lester B. Pearson

Aug 22 Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson (28) weds teacher Maryon Elspeth Moody (23)

Kate Sheppard

Aug 25 Suffragette Kate Sheppard (78) weds printer and author William Sidney Lovell-Smith (72) in Christchurch, New Zealand


Famous Divorces

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Aug 5 Turkish President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (44) divorces wife Latife Hanim after 2 years of marriage