On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1945

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 6 Future US President George H. W. Bush marries Barbara Pierce at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye NY

LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 6 Future 41st US President George H. W. Bush (20) weds Barbara Pierce (19) at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye, New York

US First Lady Barbara Bush
US First Lady
Barbara Bush
41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 29 Actress Gloria Swanson (45) weds William N. Davey

LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 21 Actor Humphrey Bogart (44) marries actress Lauren Bacall (20)

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 29 Adolf Hitler (56) marries Eva Braun (33) in the Führerbunker, Berlin

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 30 MLB catcher Roy Campanella (23) weds Ruthe Willis

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella

LoveWedding of Interest

May 21 Director Akira Kurosawa (35) weds actress Yoko Yaguchi (23)

Film Director and Screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film Director and Screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa

LoveWedding of Interest

May 22 Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren (18) weds partner Ed Warren (18)

Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Lorraine Warren
Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 2 Athlete Jim Thorpe (57) weds Patricia Askew

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
Versatile Athlete
Jim Thorpe
  • Jun 13 "Three Smart Girls" actress Deanna Durbin (23) weds film writer, producer and actor Felix Jackson at The Little Church Of The West in Las Vegas

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 21 Master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era Groucho Marx (54) weds Kay Marvis

Comedian Groucho Marx
Comedian
Groucho Marx

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 1 Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (23) weds childhood sweetheart Jane Marie Cox

  • Sep 7 "Star Trek" actor DeForest Kelley (25) weds Carolyn Dowling (25)

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 19 Actress Shirley Temple (17) weds actor John Agar (24) in an Episcopal ceremony at Wilshire Methodist Church

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 21 Publisher Malcolm Forbes (26) weds Roberta Remsen Laidlaw

Publisher Malcolm Forbes
Publisher
Malcolm Forbes

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 27 Actor Richard Cromwell (35) weds actress Angela Lansbury (19) in Independence, California

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 5 Actress Janet Leigh (18) weds Stanley Reames at Morris Chapel in Stockton, California

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 17 Actress Ava Gardner (22) weds band leader Artie Shaw (35) in Hollywood

Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 22 Argentine military officer and politician Juan Perón (50) weds actress Eva Duarte (26) at a civil ceremony in Junin

First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón
First Lady of Argentina
Eva Perón
General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 25 Painter Jackson Pollock (33) weds painter Lee Krasner (27)

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 30 Actress Bette Davis (37) weds artist William Grant Sherry

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 5 Actor Eddie Albert (39) weds actress Margo (28)

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 24 Actress Mary Astor (39) weds Thomas Gordon Wheelock

Actress Mary Astor
Actress
Mary Astor

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 21 American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway and journalist Martha Gellhorn divorce after 5 years of marriage.

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 25 Actor John Wayne (38) divorces Josephine Saenz (37) after 12 years of marriage

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne