On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on May 31

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
  • 1919 1st wedding held in an aircraft (over Houston, Texas)
  • 1991 Oldest bride - Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Rocker Adam Yauch
Rocker
Adam Yauch
  • 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

LovePerson of Interest

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

Actress and Comedian Jane Lynch
Actress and Comedian
Jane Lynch

LovePerson of Interest

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

Singer-Songwriter Melissa Etheridge
Singer-Songwriter
Melissa Etheridge

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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

Singer and Actress Billie Piper
Singer and Actress
Billie Piper