Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 19

Famous Weddings

  • 1369 Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy marries Margaret 111 Countess of Flanders

HeartWedding of Interest

1843 Philosopher Karl Marx (25) weds Jenny von Westphalen in Germany

Communist Philosopher Karl Marx
Communist Philosopher
Karl Marx
  • 1850 Swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina

HeartWedding of Interest

1886 US President William Taft (28) weds Helen Herron (25) in Cincinnati, Ohio

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft

HeartWedding of Interest

1942 Actress Marilyn Monroe (16) marries first husband James Dougherty (21), a policeman

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1948 "Cyrano de Bergerac" actor José Ferrer weds second wife actress Phyllis Hill

HeartWedding of Interest

1953 Singer James Brown (20) weds Velma Warren at Trinity CME Church in Toccoa, Georgia

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown

HeartWedding of Interest

1965 NBA forward Bob Pettit (32) weds Carole Crowell in Alexandria, Louisiana

NBA Forward Bob Pettit
NBA Forward
Bob Pettit

HeartWedding of Interest

1969 Baseball manager Leo Durocher (63) weds socialite Lynne Walker Goldblatt (40) at the Ambassador West Hotel in Chicago

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • 1976 King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Silvia Renate Sommerlath in Stockholm Cathedral, 1st Swedish reigning monarch to marry since 1797
  • 1988 Danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie
  • 1993 Mandy Smith (Bill Wyman's ex-wife) weds Pat van den Hauwe

HeartWedding of Interest

1999 Earl of Wessex Prince Edward (35) weds Sophie Rhys-Jones (34) at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle

Earl of Wessex Prince Edward
Earl of Wessex
Prince Edward
  • 2006 "Lost" actress Emilie de Ravin (24) weds actor Josh Janowicz (24) in Melbourne, Australia
  • 2006 "Savage Garden" pop singer Darren Hayes (34) weds animator Richard Cullen in London
  • 2010 Crown Princess Victoria heir apparent of HM Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, weds Daniel Westling at Stockholm Cathedral

Famous Divorces

  • 2009 "Malcolm in the Middle" actress Jane Kaczmarek (53) divorces actor Bradley Whitford (49) after 16 years of marriage
  • 2010 Backup dancer Dean Sheremet (29) divorces Grammy Award-winning singer LeAnn Rimes (27) after nearly eight years of marriage