On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on March 22

Famous Weddings

J. R. R. Tolkien

1916 British author of "The Lord of the Rings", J.R.R. Tolkien marries Edith Mary Bratt at St. Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church, Warwick

Andrew Lloyd Webber

1984 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (36) weds singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (23) in Hampshire, England

  • 1992 American record producer Lou Adler (58) weds American actress Page Hannah (27) (Daryl's sister)
  • 2009 "The Wonder Years" actress Danica McKellar (36) weds composer Mike Verta (36) at St. James by the Sea Episcopal Church in La Jolla, California

Famous Divorces

Nat King Cole

1948 Musician Nat King Cole (29) divorces dancer Nadine Robinson after 11 years of marriage