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Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 19

Famous Weddings

Wilhelm Röntgen

1872 Physicist Wilhelm Röntgen (26) weds Anna Bertha Ludwig in Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Thomas Eakins

1884 Painter Thomas Eakins (39) weds painter and photographer Susan Macdowell (32) in a Quaker ceremony

Gary Player

1957 Golfer Gary Player (21) weds Bobby Verwey's sister Vivienne Verwey

  • 2012 Indian bollywood actress Deepshikha Nagpal (34) weds Indian actor Kaishav Arora in Mumbai
  • 2013 "Big Brother" Daniele Donato (26) weds Dominic Briones at the Newland House Museum in Huntington Beach, California
  • 2013 Figure skater five-time world champion Michelle Kwan (32) weds American lawyer Clay Pell at the First Unitarian Church of Providence, Rhode Island; divorce in 2017
  • 2016 "Ghajini" actress Asin Thottumkal (30) weds Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma in India

Famous Divorces

Martin Scorsese

1977 Director Martin Scorsese (34) divorces Julia Cameron (28) after 1 year of marriage