Famous Weddings & Divorces on May 31

Famous Weddings

Ignacy Jan Paderewski

1889 Polish pianist, and politician Ignacy Jan Paderewski (38) weds Polish baroness, social activist, and humanitaran Helena Maria von Rosen (32) in Warsaw, Russian Empire, until hear death in 1934

  • 1919 1st wedding held in an aircraft (over Houston, Texas)
  • 1991 Oldest bride - Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia

Adam Yauch

1998 American "Beastie Boys" rapper Adam Yauch (33) weds daughter of prominent Tibetan activists Dechen Wangdu in New York

  • 2002 "NYPD Blue" actress Sharon Lawrence (30) weds doctor Thomas Apostle at Saint Sophia Cathedral in Los Angeles
  • 2008 "Law & Order" actress Alana De La Garza (31) weds writer Michael Roberts in Orlando, Orange County, Florida

Jane Lynch

2010 Actress Jane Lynch marries clinical psychologist Lara Embry in Sunderland, Massachusetts (divorced 2014)

Melissa Etheridge

2014 American rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge (53) weds American TV actress Linda Wallem (53) at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California

Famous Divorces

Doris Day

1949 American singer and actress Doris Day (27) divorces American saxophonist George Weidler (23) after 3 years of marriage

Billie Piper

2007 Actress Billie Piper and radio DJ Chris Evans divorce after 6 years of marriage