Famous Weddings & Divorces on September 11

Famous Weddings

Friedrich Engels

1878 German philosopher Friedrich Engels (57) marries Lizzie Burns (51), hours before her death in London

Agatha Christie

1930 Mystery writer Agatha Christie (39) weds archaeologist Max Mallowan (26)

  • 1941 Belgium King Leopold secretly marries Lilian Baels
  • 1983 Fashion designer Donna Karen marries Stephan Weiss

Merle Haggard

1993 Country singer Merle Haggard (56) weds (fifth and final time) Theresa Ann Lane at his ranch near Redding, California

  • 1999 Actress Jenny McCarthy (26) weds actor-director John Mallory Asher (28) in the Crystal Gardens at the Beverly Hills Hotel
  • 2016 The Munsters actor Butch Patrick (63) weds Leila Murray at the Macon Roadhouse in Macon, Missouri

Famous Divorces

  • 1977 TV's Rhoda gets divorced