Famous Weddings & Divorces on December 26

Famous Weddings

  • 1613 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue"
  • 1793 The wedding of Prince Friedrich Ludwig of Prussia and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz takes place.

HeartWedding of Interest

1843 US Navy flag officer David Farragut (42) weds Virginia Loyall

US Civil War Admiral David Farragut
US Civil War Admiral
David Farragut
  • 1931 SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich marries Lina von Osten

HeartWedding of Interest

1941 Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (24) weds convicted drug dealer Benny Kornegay

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald

HeartWedding of Interest

1946 Actor Jackie Coogan (32) weds Ann McCormack (22)

HeartWedding of Interest

1947 President of Indonesia Suharto (26) weds Siti Hartinah (24) in Surakarta at a traditional Javanese ceremony

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia
Suharto

HeartWedding of Interest

1948 MLB player Gil Hodges (24) weds Joan Lombardi

MLB First Baseman Gil Hodges
MLB First Baseman
Gil Hodges

HeartWedding of Interest

1959 NFL coach John Madden (23) weds Virginia Fields

Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden

HeartWedding of Interest

1993 Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41) at Silver Bells Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas

Comedian and Actor Rodney Dangerfield
Comedian and Actor
Rodney Dangerfield
  • 1994 Actor Jason Hervey (22) weds Kelley Patricia O'Neill (27)
  • 1994 President Clinton's brother Roger Clinton (37) weds 8-mo pregnant Molly Nartin (25)

HeartWedding of Interest

2001 "Harry Potter" author J. K. Rowling (36) weds anesthesiologist Neil Murray (30) in Aberfeldy, Scotland

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling

HeartWedding of Interest

2002 Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal (30) weds Shaunie Nelson at The Beverly Hills Hotel's Crystal Garden

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • 2004 "Kill Bill" actress David Carradine (67) weds Annie Berman (43) at the seaside in Malibu