On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in December 1941

Famous Weddings

Milton Berle

Dec 4 Entertainer Milton Berle (33) marries actress Joyce Matthews (21) for the first time (divorced 1947, remarried 1949)

  • Dec 6 King Leopold of Belgium marries Lilian Baels

Ella Fitzgerald

Dec 26 Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (24) weds convicted drug dealer Benny Kornegay; annulled 1943

Maureen O'Hara

Dec 29 Actress Maureen O'Hara (21) marries second husband director Will Price (28) (divorced 1953)

  • Dec 30 Al Capone's son Sonny marries in Miami Beach