Weddings & Divorces in History on June 17

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

1835 Soldier and politician Jefferson Davis (27) weds Sarah Knox Taylor (21) in Louisville, Kentucky

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis

HeartWedding of Interest

1853 Prime Minister of Canada Alexander Mackenzie (31) weds second wife Jane Sym

2nd Prime Minister of Canada Alexander Mackenzie
2nd Prime Minister of Canada
Alexander Mackenzie

HeartWedding of Interest

1872 Jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr (31) weds childhood friend Fanny Bowditch Dixwell

HeartWedding of Interest

1923 Chemist Linus Pauling (22) weds Ava Helen Miller

Chemist & Peace Activist Linus Pauling
Chemist & Peace Activist
Linus Pauling
  • 1933 Vernon Presley marries Gladys Love Smith

HeartWedding of Interest

1950 US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy (24) weds Ethel Kennedy (25) at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
Bobby Kennedy's Wife Ethel Kennedy
Bobby Kennedy's Wife
Ethel Kennedy

HeartWedding of Interest

1977 Senator Joe Biden of Delaware (34) weds Jill Jacobs (26) at the Chapel at the United Nations in New York City

47th Vice President of the United States Joe Biden
47th Vice President of the United States
Joe Biden

HeartWedding of Interest

2006 Producer Dick Wolf (59) weds fashion publicist Noelle Lippman

Crime Drama Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama Producer
Dick Wolf

Divorces in History

  • 1988 Bruce Springsteen separates from Juliette Phillips