On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 10

Famous Weddings


LovePerson of Interest

1430 Duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal

Duke of Burgundy Philip the Good
Duke of Burgundy
Philip the Good

LoveWedding of Interest

1857 Novelist Jules Verne (28) weds Honorine de Viane Morel

Novelist Jules Verne
Novelist
Jules Verne

LoveWedding of Interest

1870 Deputy sheriff Wyatt Earp (21) weds Urilla Sutherland in Lamar, Texas

Frontier lawman Wyatt Earp
Frontier lawman
Wyatt Earp

LoveWedding of Interest

1898 Painter Henri Matisse (28) weds Amélie Noellie Parayre

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse

LoveWedding of Interest

1936 Actor Burgess Meredith (28) weds actress Margaret Perry (22)

LoveWedding of Interest

1942 Actress Ava Gardner (19) weds actor Mickey Rooney (21) in Ballard, California

Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner

LoveWedding of Interest

1957 Poet T. S. Eliot (68) marries his 2nd wife editor Esmé Valerie Fletcher (30)

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot
  • 1967 Dutch Princess Margret marries Pieter van Vollenhoven

LoveWedding of Interest

1998 Major League Baseball outfielder Barry Bonds (33) weds Elizabeth Watson (28) at Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

LoveWedding of Interest

2009 "The Black Eyed Peas" singer Fergie (33) weds actor Josh Duhamel (36) at Church Estate Vineyards in Malibu, California

Singer Fergie
Singer
Fergie

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1810 French church annuls marriage of Napoleon I and Empress Joséphine

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1936 Actress Mary Pickford (44) divorces actor Douglas Fairbanks (52) after 15 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1967 Actor Christopher Plummer (37) divorces columnist Patricia Lewis after nearly 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1981 Singer James Brown (47) divorces Deidre Jenkins after 10 years of marriage

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown