On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1932

Famous Weddings

Frank Capra

Feb 1 Film director Frank Capra (34) weds secretary Lucille Reyburn

Donald Bradman

Apr 30 Australian Test cricket batsman Don Bradman (23) weds Jessie Martha Menzies at St Paul's Anglican Church in Burwood, Sydney

Jean Harlow

Jul 2 Platinum blonde screen goddess Jean Harlow (21) weds MGM producer Paul Bern (42)

Damon Runyon

Jul 7 Author Damon Runyon (51) weds Patrice Amati del Grande

  • Jul 19 "Rebecca" author Daphne Du Maurier (25) weds commander of the I Airborne Corps Lt. Gen. Frederick Browning (35)
  • Aug 3 Austro-Hungarian-American theatre and film director Otto Preminger (26) weds Marion Mill; divorce in 1949

Bette Davis

Aug 18 Actress Bette Davis (24) weds musician Harmon Nelson (25)

Ray Milland

Sep 30 Actor and director Ray Milland (27) weds Muriel Frances Weber

  • Oct 4 Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov marries Yelena Sergeyevna

Muddy Waters

Nov 20 American blues musician Muddy Waters (19) weds Mabel Berry

  • Dec 5 "East of Eden" director Elia Kazan (23) weds playwright Molly Day Thatcher (25)

Rosa Parks

Dec 18 Civil rights activist Rosa McCauley (19) weds Raymond Parks (29) in Montgomery, Alabama