On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in February 1951

Famous Weddings

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Feb 10 Shah of Persia Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (31) marries actress Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (19)

W.E.B. Du Bois

Feb 27 Activist W.E.B. Du Bois (83) weds award-winning author Shirley Graham (54) in Queens, New York