On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1922

Famous Weddings

Douglas MacArthur

Feb 14 Soldier Douglas MacArthur (42) marries 1st wife heiress Louise Cromwell Brooks (32)

  • Feb 28 English Princess Mary marries Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey

Isadora Duncan

May 2 Dancer Isadora Duncan (44) weds Sergei Esenin (26)

Rudolph Valentino

May 13 "Latin Lover" silent actor Rudolph Valentino (27) weds film costume and set designer Natacha Rambova (25) in Mexicali, Mexico

Lord Mountbatten

Jul 18 British naval officer Louis Mountbatten (22) weds Lord Mount Temple's daughter Edwina Cynthia Annette Ashley (20) at St. Margaret's in Westminster, London

Margaret Mitchell

Sep 2 "Gone With The Wind" author Margaret Mitchell (21) weds Berrien "Red" Upshaw; divoce in 1924

Margaret Sanger

Sep 18 Nurse Margaret Sanger (43) weds James Noah Henry Slee in Bloomsbury, London

James Cagney

Sep 28 American stage and film actor, dancer, and singer James Cagney (23) weds American dancer Frances Vernon in NYC


Famous Divorces

Gloria Swanson

Aug 9 Actress Gloria Swanson (23) divorces businessman Herbert K. Somborn after almost 3 years of marriage

Frank Lloyd Wright

Nov 13 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (55) divorces socialite Catherine Tobin after 33 years of marriage