Famous Weddings & Divorces on October 1

Famous Weddings

  • 1791 Prince Willem Frederick (later King of Netherlands) marries his cousin princess Frederica Louise Wilhelmine of Prussia

HeartWedding of Interest

1884 Politician William Jennings Bryan (24) weds Mary sweetheart Elizabeth Baird

US Politician William Jennings Bryan
US Politician
William Jennings Bryan
  • 1913 Writer and poet Vita Sackville-West (21) marries diplomat Harold Nicolson (26)
  • 1949 Television host and comedian Johnny Carson (23) weds Joan Morrill Wolcott (23) at the North Platte Episcopalian Church

HeartWedding of Interest

1984 Actress Sigourney Weaver (34) weds filmmaker Jim Simpson (28)

  • 1988 Robert Englund, actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth

HeartWedding of Interest

1994 Actress Whoopi Goldberg (38) weds labor union organizer Lyle Trachtenberg in California

HeartWedding of Interest

2006 Baseball player Darryl Strawberry (44) weds Tracy Boulware

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • 2008 "7th Heaven" actress Beverley Mitchell (27) weds Michael Cameron (27) at the Church of Santa Maria a Gradillo in Ravello, Italy
  • 2011 Rock bassist Gene Simmons (62) weds actress and model Shannon Tweed (55) at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2014 Actress Scarlett Johansson (30) weds advertising agency owner Romain Dauriac in Philipsburg, Montana

  • 2016 TV host Louise Roe (33) weds Mackenzie Hunkin at the historic Eton College Chapel in Windsor, England