On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on June 15

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

1777 First American flag seamstress Betsy Ross (25) weds mariner Joseph Ashburn

Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag Betsy Ross
Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag
Betsy Ross
  • 1905 Princess Margaret of Connaught marries Gustav, Crown Prince of Sweden.

LoveWedding of Interest

1953 Sci-Fi author Arthur C. Clarke (35) weds Marilyn Torgenson in New York

Sci-Fi Author Arthur C. Clarke
Sci-Fi Author
Arthur C. Clarke
  • 1969 British-American romance novelist, Jackie Collins (31) weds 2nd husband, American theatrical producer Oscar Lerman (49), at the home of her sister Joan
  • 1978 Jordan's King Hussein marries Elizabeth Halaby, 26-yr-old American
  • 1992 Director Frank Perry (Mommie Dearest) marries Virginia Bush Ford
  • 2013 "Hart of Dixie" actor Cress Williams (42) weds girlfriend Kristen Torrianni in Texas

Divorces in History


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1978 US Senator Edward W. Brooke (58) divorces first wife Remigia Ferrari-Scacco after 31 years of marriage

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke