Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1920

Famous Weddings

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Apr 3 Novelist and short story writer F. Scott Fitzgerald (23) weds novelist Zelda Sayre (19) at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York

Jimmie Rodgers

Apr 7 Country singer Jimmie Rodgers (22) weds Carrie Williamson

Harold Macmillan

Apr 21 Future UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan (26) weds daughter of the 9th Duke of Devonshire Dorothy Evelyn Cavendish (19) at St. Margaret's, Westminster

John Ford

Jul 3 Film director John Ford (26) weds Mary Smith (25)

Joachim von Ribbentrop

Jul 5 Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop (27) weds Anna Elisabeth Henkell

John Barrymore

Aug 5 Actor John Barrymore (38) marries second wife author and actress Blanche Oelrichs (29) (divorced 1928)

Molla Mallory

Sep 18 Tennis player champion Molla Mallory (36) weds stock broker Franklin Mallory

Robert Menzies

Sep 27 Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies (25) weds Pattie Maie Leckie (21) at Kew Presbyterian Church in Melbourne, Australia


Famous Divorces

Mary Pickford

Mar 2 Actress Mary Pickford (27) divorces actor Owen Moore (33) after 9 years of marriage