Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 26

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1739 Taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus (32) weds Sara Elisabeth Moræa

Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist Carolus Linnaeus
Taxonomist, botanist, physician, and zoologist
Carolus Linnaeus

HeartWedding of Interest

1797 US President John Quincy Adams (29) weds Louisa Johnson (22) at All Hallows Barking parish in London

6th US President John Quincy Adams
6th US President
John Quincy Adams

HeartWedding of Interest

1844 10th US President John Tyler marries 2nd wife Julia Gardiner in NYC, 1st president to marry while in office

10th US President John Tyler
10th US President
John Tyler

HeartWedding of Interest

1915 Poet T. S. Eliot (26) weds governess Vivienne Haigh-Wood (27) at Hampstead Register Office in London

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot

HeartWedding of Interest

1937 Actress Mary Pickford (45) weds actor and band leader Charles Rogers (32)

Actress Mary Pickford
Actress
Mary Pickford
  • 1955 Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade

HeartWedding of Interest

1961 NFL Middle Linebacker Ray Nitschke (24) weds Jackie Forchette

NFL Middle Linebacker Ray Nitschke
NFL Middle Linebacker
Ray Nitschke

HeartWedding of Interest

1972 NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas (39) weds second wife Sandra Lemon

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas
  • 1982 Marie Osmond marries Steve Craig
  • 1984 Tiny Tim marries Miss Jan (23)
  • 1989 Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson marry for 2nd time

HeartWedding of Interest

1993 NHL scoring champion Mario Lemieux (27) weds longtime girlfriend Nathalie Asselin at Notre Dame Basilica in Canada

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux
  • 1994 Actor Brandon Cruz (32) weds Elizabeth Finkelstein (26)
  • 1996 Actor Kiefer Sutherland (29) weds model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (34)
  • 1999 Bestselling novelist Tom Clancy (52) weds freelance journalist Alexandra Llewellyn (32) in Manhattan
  • 2010 Former WWE Diva Michelle McCool (30) weds fellow wrestler "The Undertaker" Mark Calaway (45) in Houston, Texas
  • 2010 "American Beauty" actress Mena Suvari (31) weds concert producer Simone Sestito (25) at Santo Stefano degli Abissini in Vatican City, Italy
  • 2010 "Shear Genius" TV personality finalist Janine Jarman (29) weds sales executive Matthew Wolcott (33) in Hollywood

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1972 NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas (39) divorces first wife Dorothy Hoelle after nearly 2 decades of marriage

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1974 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 5th divorce from actor Richard Burton

  • 1975 Cher divorces Sonny Bono