Why Famous: Vice President at-large of The Washington Post newspaper during the scandals over Watergate and the Pentagon Papers.
- 1942-08-08 Journalist Ben Bradlee (20) weds Jean Saltonstall
- 1956-07-06 Journalist Ben Bradlee (34) weds Antoinette Pinchot
- 1975-11-10 Journalist Ben Bradlee (54) divorces Antoinette Pinchot after 19 years of marriage
- 1978-10-20 Journalist Ben Bradlee (57) weds fellow journalist Sally Quinn (37)
- 2013-08-08 Ben Bradlee is named as a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama
- 2013-11-20 Ben Bradlee is presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony