Famous Weddings & Divorces on December 21

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

1762 British Explorer Captain James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts

Captain/Explorer James Cook
James Cook

HeartWedding of Interest

1886 Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA Juliette Gordon Low (26) weds William Mackay Low in Savannah, Georgia

Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA Juliette Gordon Low
Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA
Juliette Gordon Low

HeartWedding of Interest

1947 Actress Estelle Getty (24) weds Arthur Gettleman

Actress Estelle Getty
Estelle Getty

HeartWedding of Interest

1958 Actress Ingrid Bergman (43) weds producer Lars Schmidt

  • 1959 Shah of Persia marries Farah Diba
  • 1977 American Jewish playwright and screenwriter "Glengarry Glen Ross" David Mamet marries 1st wife actress Lindsay Crouse
  • 1983 Loretta Swit weds Dennis Holahan

HeartWedding of Interest

1989 Explorer Edmund Hillary (70) weds June Mulgrew

Mountaineer and Explorer Edmund Hillary
Mountaineer and Explorer
Edmund Hillary

HeartWedding of Interest

1991 Actress Jane Fonda (55) weds CNN founder Ted Turner at the groom's home in north Florida

Actress Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda

HeartWedding of Interest

1996 Famous singer Lionel Richie (47) weds clothing designer Diane Alexander (30) at Metropolitan Club in New York

HeartWedding of Interest

2008 Talk show host Craig Ferguson (46) weds art dealer Megan Wallace Cunningham (26) in Chester, Vermont

Actor & Comedian Craig Ferguson
Actor & Comedian
Craig Ferguson
  • 2012 "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion (51) weds fine-arts photographer Rubem Robierb (35) at the couple's apartment in Manhattan
  • 2012 CNN anchor Erin Burnett (36) weds finance executive David Rubulotta (42) in New York City Hall
  • 2012 "Rolling Stones" guitarist Ronnie Wood (65) weds theater producer Sally Humphreys (34) at Dorchester Hotel in London
  • 2012 "McFly" drummer Harry Judd (27) weds former Escala violinist Izzy Johnston (29) at St Nicholas Church in Harpenden, Herts
  • 2013 Actress and model Teresa Palmer (27) weds actor/director Mark Webber (33) in Mexico

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1945 American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway and journalist Martha Gellhorn divorce after 5 years of marriage.

  • 2010 "The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (51) divorces actress Georgina Sutcliffe (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage