On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in February 1940

Famous Weddings

Lana Turner

Feb 13 American actress Lana Turner (19) weds American bandleader Artie Shaw (29) in a Las Vegas elopement; divorce after 4 months

Francis Crick

Feb 18 Molecular biologist Francis Crick (23) weds Ruth Doreen Dodd; divorce 1947