Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 4

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1757 American revolution patriot Paul Revere (22) weds Sarah Orne in Bridgewater, Massachusetts

American Patriot Paul Revere
American Patriot
Paul Revere

HeartWedding of Interest

1782 Musician Wolfang Amadeus Mozart (26) weds Constanze Weber in St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, Austria

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart

HeartWedding of Interest

1847 Author of Moby-Dick, American novelist Herman Melville (28) marries Elizabeth Shaw, daughter of Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Moby Dick Author Herman Melville
Moby Dick Author
Herman Melville

HeartWedding of Interest

1853 Confederate general Thomas Jackson (29) weds Elinor Junkin in Lexington

Confederate General Stonewall Jackson
Confederate General
Stonewall Jackson

HeartWedding of Interest

1925 Economist John Maynard Keynes (42) weds ballerina Lydia Lopokova

HeartWedding of Interest

1939 Philosopher of communication theory Marshall McLuhan (28) weds teacher and aspiring actress Corinne Lewis (27)

Philosopher of Communication Theory Marshall McLuhan
Philosopher of Communication Theory
Marshall McLuhan

HeartWedding of Interest

1964 Jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane (35) weds Alice Macleod

Jazz Musician John Coltrane
Jazz Musician
John Coltrane

HeartWedding of Interest

1967 Writer Jorge Luis Borges (67) weds old friend Elsa Astete Millán

  • 1970 "The Beach Boys" drummer Dennis Wilson (25) weds Barbara Charren (24)
  • 1994 American rapper The Notorious B.I.G (22) weds Faith Evans

HeartWedding of Interest

2001 "James Bond" actor Pierce Brosnan (49) weds TV host and journalist Keely Shaye Smith (37) at the 785-year-old Ballintubber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland

  • 2001 "Northern Exposure" actor Joshua Morrow (27) weds Tobe Keeney
  • 2006 Former Miss Ireland Andrea Roche (30) weds PJ Mansfield at Church of The Nativity of the Blessed Mary in Saggart Village, Dublin

HeartWedding of Interest

2012 Actress Natalie Portman (31) weds ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied (35) in Big Sur, California