On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1924

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 11 Novelist Hermann Hesse (36) weds singer Ruth Wenger

Nobel Laureate Novelist Hermann Hesse
Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hermann Hesse

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 4 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) weds pianist Lil Armstrong (26)

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 26 Astronomer Edwin Hubble (34) weds Grace Burke in Pasadena, California

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Astronomer
Edwin Hubble
  • Mar 19 American poet e.e. (Edward Estlin) Cummings marries first wife Elaine Orr. The marriage lasts less than 9 months.

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 4 Physician Frederick Banting (32) weds Marion Robertson

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 17 Golfer Bobby Jones (22) weds high school sweetheart Mary Rice Malone (22) in Atlanta, Georgia

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 21 Inventor Robert H. Goddard (41) weds secretary Esther Christine Kisk (23) at St. John's Episcopal Church in Worcester

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 24 American writer Henry Miller (31) marries 2nd wife June Smerth (21) in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Author Henry Miller
Author
Henry Miller

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 28 British children's writer Enid Blyton (27) marries editor Major Hugh Alexander Pollock, DSO (36)

Children's writer Enid Blyton
Children's writer
Enid Blyton

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 26 Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin
Actress Lita Grey
Actress
Lita Grey

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 11 Photographer Alfred Stieglitz (60) marries artist Georgia O'Keeffe (37) in Cliffside Park, New Jersey

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
Photographer Alfred Stieglitz
Photographer
Alfred Stieglitz

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Oct 16 American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell divorces 1st husband Berrien (Red) Upshaw