Famous Weddings & Divorces on October 17

Famous Weddings

  • 1469 Crown prince Fernando of Aragon marries Princess Isabella of Castile

HeartWedding of Interest

1707 German composer Johann S Bach marries for the 1st time his cousin Maria Barbara Bach

HeartWedding of Interest

1749 US revolutionary Samuel Adams (27) weds Elizabeth Checkley

US Revolutionary Samuel Adams
US Revolutionary
Samuel Adams

HeartWedding of Interest

1826 Historian Thomas Carlyle (30) weds Jane Welsh (25)

Historian and Essayist Thomas Carlyle
Historian and Essayist
Thomas Carlyle

HeartWedding of Interest

1916 Cartoonist Rube Goldberg (33) weds Irma Seeman

Cartoonist Rube Goldberg
Cartoonist
Rube Goldberg

HeartWedding of Interest

1945 Actress Ava Gardner (22) weds band leader Artie Shaw (35) in Hollywood

Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner

HeartWedding of Interest

1952 Country music legend Hank Williams (29) weds Billie Jean Jones in Minden, Louisiana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams

HeartWedding of Interest

1968 Jazz trumpeter Quincy Jones Jr (35) weds actress Ulla Andersson (22)

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

HeartWedding of Interest

1975 Bee Gees Maurice Gibb weds Yvonne Spencely

Guitarist of the Bee Gees Maurice Gibb
Guitarist of the Bee Gees
Maurice Gibb

HeartWedding of Interest

1982 Actor Robert Goulet (48) weds artist/writer Vera Novak in Las Vegas, Nevada

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

HeartWedding of Interest

2009 Musician Trent Reznor (44) weds vocalist Mariqueen Maandig in Los Angeles

Musician Trent Reznor
Musician
Trent Reznor
  • 2015 Actress Bridget Moynahan (44) weds businessman Andrew Frankel at Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, New York