On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on August 10

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Inventor Samuel Morse
Inventor
Samuel Morse

LoveWedding of Interest

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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Economist Robert F. Engle
Economist
Robert F. Engle
  • 2003 Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko becomes the first person to marry in space, marrying Ekaterina Dmitriev (on earth)
  • 2003 Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera (60) weds former Rivera Live producer Erica Levy (28) at Manhattan's Central Synagogue