It is being called historic as of now. Whether it stays that way apparently is yet to be decided. What is certain is that the numbers currently being bandied about in connection with one billionaire's divorce are significant, and however things play out, the figures will remain in that category.
Society has been moving swiftly toward general acceptance of same-sex relationships as a matter of reality. And in the past few years, state laws have begun to be modified to reflect that. At last count 17 states and the nation's capitol city have made gay marriage legal. Texas has yet to turn the corner but, as was noted in this blog recently, there are some who believe it is just a matter of time.