Weddings & Divorces in History on August 4

Weddings in History

Paul Revere

1757 American revolution patriot Paul Revere (22) weds Sarah Orne in Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Herman Melville

1847 Author of Moby-Dick, American novelist Herman Melville (28) marries Elizabeth Shaw, daughter of Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Stonewall Jackson

1853 Confederate general Thomas Jackson (29) weds Elinor Junkin in Lexington

Jorge Luis Borges

1967 Writer Jorge Luis Borges (67) weds old friend Elsa Astete Millán

  • 2006 Former Miss Ireland Andrea Roche (30) weds PJ Mansfield at Church of The Nativity of the Blessed Mary in Saggart Village, Dublin