On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on August 11

Weddings in History

LoveWedding of Interest

1886 Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (30) weds Olivia Davidson (32) Athens, Ohio

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington

LoveWedding of Interest

1925 Physicist James Chadwick (33) weds Aileen Stewart-Brown

Physicist James Chadwick
James Chadwick

LoveWedding of Interest

1949 Molecular biologist Francis Crick (33) weds artist Odile Speed (29)

Molecular biologist Francis Crick
Molecular biologist
Francis Crick

Divorces in History

  • 1993 American film maker Oliver Stone files for divorce from Elizabeth Cox, after 12 years of marriage