Weddings & Divorces in History on August 10

Weddings in History

Samuel Morse

1848 Inventor Samuel Morse (57) weds Sarah Elizabeth Griswold in Utica, New York

Virginia Woolf

1912 British literary figure (author of "To the Lighthouse") Virginia Woolf [nee Stephen] (30) weds political theorist Leonard Woolf (31)

  • 1946 Author and founder of the Scientology cult L. Ron Hubbard (35) weds Sara Northrup Hollister

Robert F. Engle

1969 Economist Robert F. Engle (26) weds psychologist Marianne Eger

  • 2003 Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko becomes the first person to marry in space, marrying Ekaterina Dmitriev (on earth)