Weddings & Divorces in History on August 25

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

1749 British admiral Samuel Hood (24) weds Susannah Linzee in Portsmouth, England

British Admiral Samuel Hood
British Admiral
Samuel Hood
  • 1885 "Little House On The Prairie" author Laura Ingalls Wilder (18) weds Almonzo James Wilder (28)

HeartWedding of Interest

1925 Suffragette Kate Sheppard (78) weds printer and author William Sidney Lovell-Smith (72) in Christchurch, New Zealand

Suffragette Kate Sheppard
Kate Sheppard
  • 1940 1st parachute wedding: Reverend Homer Tomlinson marries Arno Rudolphi and Ann Hayward while all are suspended in parachutes.

HeartWedding of Interest

1962 Retired general Colin Powell (25) weds audiologist Alma Johnson (24) at the First Congregational Church in Birmingham, Alabama

General and US Secretary of State Colin Powell
General and US Secretary of State
Colin Powell
  • 2001 Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, eldest son of King Harald V & heir married commoner Mette-Marit Tjessem H