Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1930

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 8 Belgium Princess Marie-Jose marries Italian's crown prince Umberto

John Steinbeck

Jan 14 American author John Steinbeck (27) weds Carol Henning (23) in Los Angeles, California (divorced 1942)

Estée Lauder

Jan 15 Businesswoman Estee Mentzer (23) weds businessman Joseph Lauter (later Lauder)

Agnes Moorehead

Jun 5 Actress Agnes Moorehead (29) weds actor Jack G. Lee (28)

Gloria Stuart

Jun 21 "Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (19) weds sculptor Blair Gordon Newell

David Lean

Jun 28 Film director David Lean (22) weds his first cousin Isabel Lean

Emilio Aguinaldo

Jul 14 1st Filipino President Emilio Aguinaldo (61) weds second wife Maria Agoncillo (51) at Barasoain Church in Malolos, Bulacan

  • Aug 2 Laurence McKinley Gould (33), American Geologist and Polar Explorer weds Margaret ("Peg") Rice in Ann Arbor, Michigan

H. L. Mencken

Aug 27 Journalist H. L. Mencken (49) weds author Sara Haardt (32) at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Thurgood Marshall

Sep 4 Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (21) weds Vivien Burey at First African Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Agatha Christie

Sep 11 Mystery writer Agatha Christie (39) weds archaeologist Max Mallowan (26)

Bing Crosby

Sep 29 Singer and actor Bing Crosby (27) marries actress Dixie Lee (18)

Boris III

Oct 25 Boris III, Tsar of Bulgaria, marries Princess Giovanna of Italy, daughter of King Emmanuel III at the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi in Assisi

Pablo Neruda

Dec 6 Pablo Neruda marries Marie A Hagenaar Vogelzang in Batavia