Famous Weddings & Divorces on November 11

Famous Weddings

Henry I of England

1100 English King Henry I marries Princess Matilda of Scotland at Westminster Abbey in London

  • 1710 Anna Ivanovna (future Empress of Russia) (17) marries Frederick William, Duke of Courland (18). Frederick dies two months later.

Charles Darwin

1838 Emma Wedgwood accepts English naturalist Charles Darwin's marriage proposal

James Garfield

1858 20th US President James Garfield (26) weds Lucretia Rudolph (26) in Hiram, Ohio

  • 1860 1st Jewish wedding in Buenos Aires Argentina

B.B. King

1944 Blues musician B.B. King (19) marries his first wife Martha Denton

June Carter Cash

1957 Country singer June Carter (28) weds former football player Edwin Nix

Ingmar Bergman

1971 Swedish director and writer Ingmar Bergman (53) weds actress Ingrid von Rosen (41)

  • 1977 "Three's Company" actress Suzanne Somers (30) weds host Alan Hamel (40)

Norman Mailer

1980 Novelist Norman Mailer (57) weds Norris Church (31) in Brooklyn, New York

  • 2005 Millionaire Nasir Khan weds "Footballers' Wives" actress Laila Rouass (34) in London
  • 2006 Dutch Formula One racer Christijan Albers (27) weds Liselore Kooijman at The Grand in Amsterdam
  • 2011 Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson (33) weds model Christina Evangeline at George Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2011 Sixteen-time Grammy Award-winning hit producer and songwriter David Foster (62) weds Dutch-American model Yolanda Hadid (47) in Beverly Hills; divorce in 2017
  • 2011 TV personality Kim Zolciak (33) weds Atlanta Falcons football player Kroy Biermann (26) in Roswell, Georgia
  • 2016 Singer-songwriter Adrienne Bailon (33) weds musician Israel Houghton (45) at the Hotel Plaza Atheneel in Paris

Paris Hilton

2021 Socialite Paris Hilton marries venture capitalist Carter Reum in Bel Air