Famous Weddings & Divorces on July 22

Famous Weddings

  • 1515 Anna of Bohemia (12) marries Karel van Ferdinand of Austria
  • 1515 Louis of Hungary (9) marries Maria of Bohemia & succession to Hungarian throne

Stephen Foster

1850 American composer Stephen Foster (24) weds Jane Denny McDowell (20) at Trinity Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Eugene O'Neill

1929 American Playwright Eugene O'Neill (40) marries 3rd wife actress Carlotta Monterey (40)

Richard Branson

1972 Business magnate Richard Branson (22) weds Kristen Tomassi

  • 1982 Biggest mass wedding, Rev Sun Myung Moon weds 2,200 couples in NYC
  • 1995 "True Lies" actor Tom Arnold (36) weds Julie Champnella (25) in Dearborn, Michigan

Ewan McGregor

1995 Actor Ewan McGregor (24) weds production designer Eve Mavrakis (29)

Martin Scorsese

1999 Director Martin Scorsese (56) weds Helen Morris in New York

  • 2000 American "X-Men" actor James Marsden (26) weds American actress Lisa Linde (28); divorce in 2011
  • 2006 British TV presenter Ant McPartlin (30) weds former member of "Deuce" Lisa Armstrong (29) at St. Nicholas Church in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 2006 Spanish singer David Bustamante (24) weds Spanish TV star Paula Echevarria at Basilica de Santa Maria la Real de Covadonga in the Asturias
  • 2007 Muhammad Ali's daughter Laila Ali (30) weds former NFL player Curtis Conway (36) in Marina del Rey, California

Famous Divorces

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

1940 Jacqueline Kennedy's parents John Vernou "Black Jack" Bouvier III and Janet (Norton Lee) divorce

Sean Penn & Robin Wright

2010 "The Princess Bride" actress Robin Wright (44) divorces actor-director Sean Penn (49) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage