Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1926

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 4 Composer Irving Berlin (37) weds heiress Ellin Mackay in a simple civil ceremony

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin
  • Jan 17 Comedian George Burns marries comedienne Gracie Allen

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 13 Country singer Maybelle Carter (17) weds Ezra Carter

Country Singer Maybelle Carter
Country Singer
Maybelle Carter

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 10 Cuban president Fulgencio Batista (25) weds Elisa Godínez y Gómez (25)

Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista
Cuban President and Dictator
Fulgencio Batista

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 13 Comedian Stan Laurel (36) marries 1st wife actress Lois Neilson (30)

Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
Comedian and Actor
Stan Laurel

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 26 Poet Arna Bontemps (24) weds fellow Seventh-Day Adventist Alberta Johnson

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 25 Outlaw Bonnie Parker (15) weds Roy Thornton

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 29 Canadian-American actress Norma Shearer weds film producer Irving Thalberg

Actress Norma Shearer
Actress
Norma Shearer

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 4 Chemist Irene Joliot-Curie (29) weds physicist Frédéric Joliot (26) in Paris, France

Physicist/Chemist Irene Joliot-Curie
Physicist/Chemist
Irene Joliot-Curie

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 18 Communist revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh (36) weds midwife Zeng Xueming (21) in Guangzhou

Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary
Ho Chi Minh

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 19 Pathologist Howard Florey (28) weds Ethel Reed at Holy Trinity Church in Paddington, New South Wales

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey
  • Nov 10 Belgium crown prince Leopold weds princess Astrid Bernadotte of Sweden

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 2 Film director and producer Alfred Hitchcock (27) weds director Alma Reville (27) at Brompton Oratory in London

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 5 Gangster Carlo Gambino (24) weds his first cousin Catherine Castellano

Gangster Carlo Gambino
Gangster
Carlo Gambino

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 18 Actor George Murphy (24) weds ballroom dancing partner Juliette Henkel

Actor and Senator George Murphy
Actor and Senator
George Murphy