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Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 13

Famous Weddings

Martin Luther

1525 Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and nuns.

Theologian and Founder of Protestantism Martin Luther
Theologian and Founder of Protestantism
Martin Luther

Charles I

1625 English king Charles I marries French princess Henrietta Maria at Canterbury cathedral in Canterbury, England

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I

Alfred Tennyson

1850 Poet Alfred Tennyson (40) weds Emily Sellwood (36)

Frederick Law Olmsted

1859 Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (37) weds Mary Cleveland

Landscape Architect and Writer Frederick Law Olmsted
Landscape Architect and Writer
Frederick Law Olmsted

Owen D. Young

1898 US diplomat Owen D. Young weds Josephine Sheldon Edmonds in Southbridge, Massachusetts

Diplomat and Industrialist Owen D. Young
Diplomat and Industrialist
Owen D. Young

Margaret Hamilton

1931 American actress Margaret Hamilton (28) weds landscape architect Paul Meserve

  • 1945 "Three Smart Girls" actress Deanna Durbin (23) weds film writer, producer and actor Felix Jackson at The Little Church Of The West in Las Vegas
  • 1999 CNBC anchor-reporter Maria Bartiromo (31) weds son of multimillionaire financier Saul Steinberg, Jonathan Steinberg (34) in Long Island, New York
  • 2013 Model and actress Joanna Krupa (34) weds businessman Romain Zago in Southern California
  • 2015 Swedish Prince Carl Philip (36) weds former model Sofia Hellqvist at Slottskyrkan Royal Chapel in Stockholm

Michael Phelps

2016 Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps (30) weds former Miss California USA Nicole Johnson (30) in Paradise Valley, Arizona


Famous Divorces

Bill Murray

2008 Actor Bill Murray (57) divorces costume designer Jennifer Butler (42) due to abuse and infidelity after 10 years of marriage

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray