On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 14

Famous Weddings

John Muir

1880 Philosopher John Muir (41) weds Louisa Strentzel

Ben Hogan

1935 PGA golfer Ben Hogan (22) weds Valerie Fox in Cleburne, Texas

Tommy Lasorda

1950 American minor league pitcher and future Dodgers' manager Tommy Lasorda (22) weds Joan Miller in South Carolina

Vera Miles

1956 Actress Vera Miles (25) weds actor Gordon Scott (29)

Stanley Kubrick

1958 Film director Stanley Kubrick (29) weds actress Christiane Harlan (25)

Carl Bernstein

1976 The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (32) weds writer and director Nora Ephron (34) at a civil ceremony in Manhattan

Doris Day

1976 American singer and actress Doris Day (54) weds restaurateur Barry Comden

  • 2007 Supermodel Esther Canadas (30) weds MotoGP rider Sete Gibernau (34) in Spain
  • 2007 Two and a Half Men actress Melanie Lynskey (29) weds actor Jimmi Simpson (31) in a chapel overlooking a vineyard on Lake Hayes, near Queenstown, New Zealand
  • 2007 "Rocky" film series actor Carl Weathers (59) weds award-winning producer Jennifer Peterson on a seaside wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • 2012 "Lady Antebellum" singer Dave Haywood (29) weds executive with Warner Bros. Records Kelli Cashiola (30) in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 2016 Actor Trai Byers (32) weds Grace Gealey at a mansion on Grand Cayman Island
  • 2017 Actress and model Nicky Whelan (36) weds former NFL player-turned-actor Kerry Rhodes (34) at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles

Famous Divorces

Danielle Steel

1978 Novelist Danielle Steel (30) divorces Danny Zugelder after almost 3 years of marriage

Billy Joel

1994 Musician Billy Joel & supermodel Christie Brinkley announce plans to divorce