Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 11

Famous Weddings


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1892 Painter Paul Gauguin marries Teha'amana, a 13-year-old Tahitian girl

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin

HeartWedding of Interest

1911 Actress Hattie McDaniel (16) weds pianist Howard Hickman

HeartWedding of Interest

1924 Novelist Hermann Hesse (36) weds singer Ruth Wenger

Nobel Laureate Novelist Hermann Hesse
Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hermann Hesse

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1941 Comedian Stan Laurel and actress Virginia Ruth Rogers remarry for the 2nd time

Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
Comedian and Actor
Stan Laurel

HeartWedding of Interest

1976 NBA player Pete Maravich (27) weds college sweetheart Jackie Elliser in Metairie, Louisiana

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich

HeartWedding of Interest

2003 "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" actor Taye Diggs (32) weds broadway actress Idina Menzel (31) at Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel
  • 2003 "The Sixth Sense" actress-singer Toni Collette (30) weds musician Dave Galafassi in a Buddhist ceremony near Sydney, Australia

Famous Divorces

  • 1971 1st "Quickie" Divorce granted in UK