Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1919

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 15 Author Maurice Maeterlinck (56) weds actress Renée Dahon in Nice, France

Author and Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck
Author and Nobel Laureate
Maurice Maeterlinck
  • May 31 1st wedding held in an aircraft (over Houston, Texas)

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 2 Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (40) weds his cousin Elsa Lowenthal (43)

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 28 33rd US president Harry Truman (35) weds Elizabeth Truman (34) in Independence

US First Lady Bess Truman
US First Lady
Bess Truman
33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 10 Author Aldous Huxley (25) weds epidemiologist Maria Nys in Bellem, Belgium

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 16 NFL player Curly Lambeau (21) weds high school sweetheart Marguerite Van Kessel in Green Bay, Wisconsin

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 26 German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (43) weds Auguste Zinsser in Cologne, Germany

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 6 "The Sheik" actor Rudolph Valentino (24) weds actress Jean Acker (26)

Silent Film Star Rudolph Valentino
Silent Film Star
Rudolph Valentino
  • Dec 19 Composer and songwriter Cole Porter (28) weds socialite Linda Lee Thomas (36)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 20 Actress Gloria Swanson (20) weds businessman Herbert K. Somborn


Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 14 Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (39) divorces Mileva Maric after 16 years of marriage

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 1 Actress Gloria Swanson (19) divorces actor Wallace Beery (31) after 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 2 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (23) divorces Maxine Gates after 2 years of marriage

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey