Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 25

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

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

British Admiral Samuel Hood
British Admiral
Samuel Hood

HeartWedding of Interest

1870 German composer Richard Wagner (57) weds Franz Liszt's daughter Cosima Liszt (32) at a Protestant church in Lucerne, Switzerland

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner
  • 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
Suffragette
Kate Sheppard

HeartWedding of Interest

1928 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (61) weds dancer and writer Olga Ivanovna

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

HeartWedding of Interest

1941 Jazz musician Billie Holiday (26) weds trombonist Jimmy Monroe

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

HeartWedding of Interest

1955 "Dracula" actor Bela Lugosi (72) weds Hope Lininger (36)

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
  • 1968 "The Outlaw" actress Jane Russell (47) weds actor Roger Barrett (47) at the Community Presbyterian Church in Beverly Hills, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2000 "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Patrick Stewart (60) weds film producer Wendy Neuss (39) in Los Angeles

  • 2001 Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, eldest son of King Harald V & heir married commoner Mette-Marit Tjessem H
  • 2002 "Baywatch" actress Yasmine Bleeth (34) weds strip club owner Paul Cerrito at Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2007 Dallas Stars hockey player Mike Modano (37) weds "Dancing with the Stars" season 3 alumna Willa Ford (26) in Athens, Texas