On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 13

Famous Weddings

  • 1396 John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, marries 3rd wife Katherine Swynford, mother of four of his children at Lincoln Cathedral

Jayne Mansfield

1958 American actress Jayne Mansfield (24) weds Hungarian-American bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay (32) at the Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, California; divorce in 1964

Sammy Sosa

1992 MLB baseball right fielder Sammy Sosa (23) weds Sonia Rodriguez

Shelley Winters

2006 "The Diary of Anne Frank" actress Shelley Winters (85) weds Gerry DeFord a few hours before her death