Weddings & Divorces in History on June 21

Weddings in History

Zachary Taylor

1810 American army officer and future US President Zachary Taylor (25) weds Margaret Smith (21) near Louisville, Kentucky, at the bride's sister's home

Robert H. Goddard

1924 Inventor Robert H. Goddard (41) weds secretary Esther Christine Kisk (23) at St. John's Episcopal Church in Worcester

Richard Nixon

1940 37th US President Richard Nixon (27) weds Pat Ryan (28) at the Mission Inn in Riverside, California

  • 1942 Jacqueline Kennedy's mother Janet Bouvier marries Standard Oil heir Hugh Auchincloss

Carl Djerassi

1985 Chemist Carl Djerassi (61) weds biographer and teacher Diane Middlebrook (46) at his ranch

  • 1991 Eleanor Mondale marries Greg "Thunder" Malban (Minn DJ)
  • 1997 Princess Zahra Aga Khan (26) weds businessman Mark Boyden at the Chateau de Chantilly in Paris
  • 2013 American actor Peter Scolari (57) weds American broadway actress Tracy Shayne in NYC, New York
  • 2014 TV journalist Katie Couric (57) weds financier John Molner in East Hampton, New York