Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 28

Famous Weddings

Samuel Gompers

1867 Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York

Konrad Adenauer

1904 German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (28) weds Emma Weyer at St. Stephan Catholic Church in Lindenthal, Germany

Gloria Swanson

1925 Actress Gloria Swanson (25) weds aristocrat Henri de la Falaise (26) in Paris, France

Bugsy Siegel

1929 Mobster Bugsy Siegel (23) weds childhood sweetheart Esta Krakower

Tom Landry

1949 NFL coach Tom Landry (24) weds Alicia Wiggs at St John the Divine Church in Houston, Texas

Neil Armstrong

1956 Science student later astronaut Neil Armstrong marries fellow student Janet Elizabeth Shearon in Wilmette, Illinois

Mike Ditka

1961 NFL coach Mike Ditka (21) weds Marge Dougherty

Danny DeVito

1982 Actor Danny DeVito (37) weds actress Rhea Perlman (33)

  • 1984 Mr Glynn Wolfe marries for non-bigamous record 26th time, Las Vegas

Elizabeth Montgomery

1993 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (59) weds actor Robert Foxworth (51)

Edward James Olmos

1994 American actress Lorraine Bracco (39) weds American actor Edward James Olmos (46); divorce in 2002

  • 2006 "The Biggest Loser" TV personality Rasha Spindel weds Edwin Chapman at the Wai'oli Tea Room in Manoa Valley, Honolulu
  • 2006 Jessica McClure (18), who at 18 months fell into an abandoned well weds Daniel Morales (32) in the Greenwood Church of Christ near Midland
  • 2006 London Broncos rugby football player Craig Gower (27) weds TV personality and model Amanda Flynn (24) in Sydney, Australia

Famous Divorces

Eva Longoria

2011 "Desperate Housewives" actress Eva Longoria (36) divorces NBA player Tony Parker (29) due to irreconcilable differences 3 years after a storybook wedding