Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 24

Famous Weddings

  • 1561 Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon

HeartWedding of Interest

1899 Businessman James Cash Penney (24) weds Bertha Alva Hess

Department Store Founder James Cash Penney
Department Store Founder
James Cash Penney

HeartWedding of Interest

1970 Actor Peter Sellers (44) weds model Miranda Quarry

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

HeartWedding of Interest

1987 Actor Patrick Dempsey (21) weds manager Rocky Parker (47)

  • 1996 Actress-model Vendela (30) weds Norwegian politician Olaf Thommessen (30) in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2002 Journalist Bryant Gumbel weds model Hilary Quinlan at Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida

Famous Divorces

  • 1976 Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor (59) divorces her sixth husband, toy inventor Jack Ryan (49) after 1 year of marriage
  • 2009 American actor Eddie Cibrian (36) divorces TV personality Brandi Glanville (35) due to irreconcilable differences