On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 7

Famous Weddings

  • 1630 Composer Pier Cavalli marries rich widow Maria Sosomeno
  • 1879 Dutch King Willem II marries Emma von Waldeck-Pyrmont

LoveWedding of Interest

1880 Pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski (19) weds Antonina Korsak

Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski

LoveWedding of Interest

1911 Actress Mary Pickford (19) weds actor Owen Moore (25)

Actress Mary Pickford
Mary Pickford
  • 1934 Princess Juliana marries German prince Bernhard von Lippe-Biesterfeld

LoveWedding of Interest

1971 American horror, sci-fi and fantasy author Stephen King marries Tabitha Spruce, author and activist

Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King

LoveWedding of Interest

1989 MLB player Greg Maddux (22) weds Kathy Ronnow

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux

LoveWedding of Interest

1995 Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence (29) weds former Miss Virginia USA Patricia Southall (24) at Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Virginia

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Martin Lawrence

LoveWedding of Interest

2006 Punky pop singer Pink (26) weds motocross daredevil and The Surreal Life actor Carey Hart (30) at the Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Singer Pink
  • 2012 Lady A (formerly Antebellum) singer-songwriter Hillary Scott (26) weds drummer Chris Tyrrell (25) at the Appel Inn near Albany, New York

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1985 Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) divorces fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21) only 4 months after getting married