On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on July 1

Famous Weddings

Franz Ferdinand

1900 Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand (36) weds countess Sophie Chotek (32) in Reichstadt, Bohemia

John Jellicoe

1902 British admiral John Jellicoe (42) weds Gwendoline Cayzer at Holy Trinity in London

Joe Montana

1981 NFL quarterback Joe Montana (25) weds second wife Cathleen Castillo

  • 1982 Over 2000 Unification Church couples marry at NYC Madison Square Garden

Hugh Hefner

1989 Playboy founder Hugh Hefner weds playmate Kimberly Conrad

Hank Williams Jr

1990 Country singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr (41) weds model Mary Jane Thomas at a Congregational church near his ranch in Missoula, Montana

  • 1995 Crown Prince of Greece and the oldest son of the deposed King Constantine of Greece, Pavlos (28) weds Robert W. Miller's daughter Marie-Chantal Miller (26) at London's Cathedral of Saint Sophia
  • 1995 Princess Stephanie of Monaco (30) weds her bodyguard Daniel Ducruet (31) in a civil ceremony in Monaco

Barbra Streisand

1998 Eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer Barbra Streisand (57) weds actor James Brolin (58) in Malibu, California

  • 2006 "Hi-5" actress and singer Jennifer Peterson-Hind (26) weds recording artist Tom Korbee in Madison, Wisconsin

Kate Moss

2011 English model Kate Moss (37) weds English guitarist Jamie Hince (42) at St. Peter's Church, Southrop in Gloucestershire

Avril Lavigne

2013 Canadian singer Avril Lavigne (28) weds Canadian singer Chad Kroeger (38) at the Château de La Napoule, a reconstructed medieval castle on the Mediterranean Sea in the South of France.


Famous Divorces

  • 2011 "Medium" actress Patricia Arquette (40) divorces actor Thomas Jane (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

Scarlett Johansson

2011 Actor Ryan Reynolds (34) and actress Scarlett Johansson (26) divorce due to irreconcilable differences after two years of marriage

  • 2011 Ann Serano Lopez divorces actor and talk show host George Lopez (49) due to irreconcilable differences

Arnold Schwarzenegger

2011 Journalist and executive producer Maria Shriver (55) divorces Hollywood action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger (63) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage