Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 31

Famous Weddings

Philip II of Spain

1560 Spanish King Philip II (10) marries Elisabeth of Valois (13), daughter of Henry II of France

  • 1842 10th US President John Tyler's daughter Elizabeth marries in the White House

Adolph Green

1960 American songwriter Adolph Green weds (for 3rd and final time) American actress and singer Phyllis Newman in NYC

  • 1974 "The Outlaw" actress Jane Russell (52) weds real-estate broker John Calvin People (45) in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2009 "Stay" singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb (40) weds Late Night with Conan O'Brien music supervisor Roey Hershkovitz (30) at Manhattan restaurant in New York City

Famous Divorces

Elizabeth Taylor

1957 English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor's 2nd divorce from English actor Michael Wilding, after almost 5 years of marriage