On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on August 14

Weddings in History

Daniel Boone

1756 Frontiersman Daniel Boone (21) weds Rebecca Bryan (17) in Yadkin River, North Carolina

Anthony Eden

1952 UK Prime Minister Anthony Eden (55) weds UK prime minister's niece Clarissa Spencer-Churchill (32) in a civil ceremony at Caxton Hall, London

  • 1956 Writer Iris Murdoch (37) marries academic John Bayley (31)
  • 1993 Dr William Masters (78) weds college sweetheart Geraldine Oliver (76)
  • 1993 Shari Beadley weds Christopher Martin (Kid 'n Play)