Famous Weddings & Divorces on July 20

Famous Weddings

  • 1608 Reynier van Oldenbarnevelt marries Anna Weytzen in Delft

Karl Benz

1872 Inventor Karl Benz (27) weds Bertha Ringer

William Peter Blatty

1975 "The Exorcist" writer William Peter Blatty (47) weds tennis player Linda Tuero (24) in Las Vegas

  • 1991 Kirk Cameron marries Growing Pains co-star Chelsea Noble in upstate NY

Bernadette Peters

1996 Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters (48) weds investment adviser Michael Wittenberg (34) at Mary Tyler Moore's home in Millbrook, New York

  • 2002 ABC's World News Tonight co-host Elizabeth Vargas (39) weds singer-songwriter Marc Cohn (43) at the Council on Foreign Relations
  • 2013 "Modern Family" actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson (37) weds lawyer Justin Mikita in NYC, New York

Famous Divorces

Jayne Mansfield

1966 American actress Jayne Mansfield and American film producer and director Matt Cimber file for divorce, after less than 2 years of marriage

  • 1993 Joe Petruzzi files for divorce from Annabella Sciorra (Jungle Fever)
  • 2012 "Game of Thrones" actress Lena Headey (38) divorces musician Peter Loughran due to irreconcilable differences

Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert

2015 County singers Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert divorce after 4 years of marriage