On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on March 20

Famous Weddings

  • 1848 King Louis I of Bayern abdicates to marry dancer Lola Montez

Archibald Primrose

1878 53rd UK Prime Minister Archibald Primrose (31) weds heiress Hannah de Rothschild (27) at the Board of Guardians in Mount Street, London

Bảo Đại

1934 Vietnam emperor Bảo Đại (20) weds empress Nam Phương (19) at the imperial city of Huế

  • 1963 Sikkim crown prince Paldan Thondup Namgyal marries Hope Cooke

Wedding of Interest

1969 British Beatle John Lennon (28) marries Japanese artist Yoko Ono (36) in Gibraltar, near Spain

David Bowie

1970 Singer David Bowie (23) weds model Angie Barnett, (20) at Bromley Register Office in Beckenham Lane, London; (divorce in 1980)

Alice Cooper

1976 Rocker Alice Cooper (28) weds choreographer Sheryl Goddard in Acapulco, Mexico

  • 1993 Talk show host Morton Downey Jr (59) weds producer Lori Krebs (29) in Bellmore, New York
  • 1999 "Smallville" actress Annette O' Toole (46) weds "Laverne and Shirley" actor Michael McKean (51) at The Regal Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California

Famous Divorces

  • 2009 "Dawson's Creek" actor Kerr Smith (37) divorces actress Harmoni Everett (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 6 years of marriage