October 11, 1975

After meeting in 1972 while both studying law at Yale University, Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham married on this day in 1975 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Bill Clinton, who is a 2011 Irish America Hall of Fame inductee, was a huge supporter of the Irish peace process and played a very important role in the Good Friday Agreement. Hillary Clinton accompanied her husband on several of their trips to Ireland, the first being in 1995.

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