Famous Weddings & Divorces on October 31

Famous Weddings

Richard II

1396 Richard II of England (31) marries Isabella of Valois (6) in a dynastic marriage

Gustav IV Adolf

1791 King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (18) marries Frederica of Baden (16) at Drottningholm Palace for the second time (1st by proxy) (divorced 1812)

Will Durant

1913 Historian and philosopher Will Durant (27) weds researcher Ariel Kaufman (15) at New York's City Hall

Davy Jones

1968 British "Monkees" singer Davy Jones (22) weds American actress Linda Haines (23); divorce in 1975

Dennis Hopper

1970 American "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) weds American "The Mamas & the Papas" singer Michelle Phillips (26) in Mexico; divorce 8 days later

Al Sharpton

1980 American Baptist minister Al Sharpton (26) weds American back-up singer (to James Brown) Kathy Jordan; separate in 2004

Famous Divorces

Larry Bird

1976 NBA legend Larry Bird (19) divorces highschool sweetheart Janet Condra only 11 months after getting married

Elizabeth Taylor

1996 English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor's 8th (and final) divorce from American construction worker Larry Fortensky, after 5 years of marriage

Kim Kardashian

2011 Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (31) divorces basketball player Kris Humphries (26) due to irreconcilable differences only 72 days after getting married