How Rare is a 71st Wedding Anniversary Celebrations?

by Dan
(Madison, WI)

My parents are celebrating their 71st Wedding anniversary today. Can anyone tell me what the odds are of that rarity (in America or elsewhere)? Less than one in a million?
They are 93 and 90, and live in Wisconsin


Hi Dan,

Thanks for your question.

Congratulations to your grandparents! Wow! Not many get to celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary!

However I am afraid I cannot answer your question about the odds, except that it is rare and quite special!

It would be great if you submitted a picture and the story of their life over at wedding anniversary wishes. I am sure many people would be interested to hear about a couple who has been married for 71 years that long!!

All the best,


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How Rare is a 71st Wedding Anniversary Celebrations?

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Aug 21, 2011
71st Wedding Anniversary
by: Anonymous

My parents (93 and 95) will have been married 71 years on 24 August 2011!

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