On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on July 21

Famous Weddings

  • 1320 Count Louis of Nevers marries 8-year old daughter of Philips V

Kate Sheppard

1871 Suffragette Kate Sheppard (24) weds general merchant Walter Allen Sheppard in Christchurch, New Zealand

Elsa Schiaparelli

1914 Fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli (23) marries Wilhelm Frederick Wendt de Kerlor (30) in London

Groucho Marx

1945 Master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era Groucho Marx (54) weds Kay Marvis

  • 2005 Tennis star player Lleyton Hewitt (24) weds "Home and Away" TV actress Bec Cartwright (22) at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia
  • 2008 Actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai and actress and singer Carina Lau marry in Bhutan

Orlando Bloom

2010 Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr (27) weds British actor Orlando Bloom (33) in a secret ceremony

  • 2012 2010 American Idol winner Lee DeWyze (26) weds model-actress Jonna Walsh at Maravilla Gardens in Camarillo, California

Famous Divorces

Mae West

1942 Actress Mae West (48) divorces vaudeville performer Frank Wallace after 31 years of marriage