Weddings & Divorces in History on September 1

Weddings in History

Benjamin Franklin

1730 US Founding Father Benjamin Franklin establishes a common-law marriage with Deborah Read

John A. Macdonald

1843 Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald (28) weds his cousin Isabella Clark

Kurt Vonnegut

1945 Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (23) weds childhood sweetheart Jane Marie Cox

  • 1996 Presidential daughter Amy Carter (29), the only child of former U.S President Jimmy Carter weds computer consultant Jim Wentzel (28) in Plains, Georgia
  • 2007 The first Apprentice winner Bill Rancic (36) weds E! News anchor Giuliana DePandi (32) at the Church of Santa Sofia in Capri, Italy