Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1927

Famous Weddings

  • Apr 23 Mary Barbara Hamilton (25,)best-selling British romantic author, marries 1st husband Alexander McQorquodale

Ernest Hemingway

May 10 1954 Nobel Prize winner in Literature Ernest Hemingway (27) weds journalist Pauline Pfeiffer (31)

Fredric March

May 30 Academy Award-winning actor Fredric March (29) marries actress Florence Eldridge

Guglielmo Marconi

Jun 12 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) weds Maria Cristina Bezzi-Scali

Benjamin Spock

Jun 25 Pediatrician Benjamin Spock (24) weds civil liberties advocate Jane Cheney

Bernard Montgomery

Jul 27 British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (39) weds Elizabeth Carver in Chiswick, England

Graham Greene

Oct 15 Writer Graham Greene (23) weds Vivien Dayrell-Browning at St. Mary's Church in Hampstead, North London

  • Nov 26 Future Sound of Music matriarch and folk star Maria Augusta Kutschera (22) marries naval captain Georg von Trapp (47) in Salzburg, Austria

Dr. Seuss

Nov 29 Theodor Geisel [Dr. Seuss] (23) marries first wife fellow author and editor Helen Palmer (28)


Famous Divorces

  • Mar 10 American author and journalist "The Old man and the Sea" Enerest Hemingway divorces 1st wife Elizabeth Hadley Richardson

Guglielmo Marconi

Apr 27 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) divorces Beatrice O'Brien after 22 years of marriage

Divorce of Interest

Aug 22 Actor Charlie Chaplin divorces his 2nd wife Lita Grey after 3 years of marriage in the largest divorce settlement at the time (US$600,000, plus trusts for children)

Frank Lloyd Wright

Aug 26 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (60) divorces artist Maude Noel after almost 4 years of marriage