On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on June 1

Weddings in History

Frank Lloyd Wright

1889 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (21) weds socialite Catherine Tobin

George Bernard Shaw

1896 Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (41) marries Charlotte Frances Payne-Townshend (41) in Covent Garden, London.

  • 1954 Marriage of the parents of Diana, Princess of Wales; Frances Roche (18) to John Spencer, Viscount Althorp, later Earl of Spencer (30) at Westminster Abbey (divorced 1969)

John Wayne Gacy

1972 Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (30) weds second wife Carole Hoff

David Cameron

1996 81st UK Prime Minister David Cameron (29) weds businesswoman Samantha Sheffield (25) at the Church of St. Augustine of Canterbury in East Hendred, Oxfordshire

  • 2005 "The Amazing Race 7" executive assistant Alex Ali weds Lynn Warren in Ottawa, Canada
  • 2013 "How to Make It in America" actress Lake Bell (34) weds tattoo artist Scott Campbell at The Marigny Opera House in New Orleans, Louisiana