On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on September 3

Weddings in History

Ernest Hemingway

1921 American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway (22) marries 1st wife Hadley Richardson (29)

Margaret Mead

1923 Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead (21) weds field archaeologist Luther Cressman (25)

Muriel Spark

1937 Author Muriel Spark (19) weds teacher Sidney Oswald Spark in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

Edmund Hillary

1953 New Zealand Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

Gloria Steinem

2000 American feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem (66) weds environmentalist David Bale (59) in Adair County, Oklahoma

  • 2016 Odd Mom Out star Abby Elliott (29) weds writer Billy Kennedy in an elegant church ceremony in New England