On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 17

Famous Weddings

Babe Ruth

1929 Baseball great Babe Ruth (34) marries 2nd wife Claire Merritt Hodgson (31)

Doris Day

1941 American actress Doris Day (19) weds trombonist Albert Jorden

Claire Trevor

1943 Actress Claire Trevor (34) weds Navy lieutenant Cyclos William Dunsmoore in Tijuana, Mexico

  • 1993 "The Bangles" lead singer Susanna Hoffs (34) weds "Austin Powers" director Jay Roach (35)
  • 1994 Jennie Garth weds Dan Clark

Andy Roddick

2009 World's no. 1 professional tennis player Andy Roddick (29) weds fashion model and actress Brooklyn Decker (25) in Austin, Texas

  • 2011 Actress and model Torrey Devitto (26) weds actor Paul Wesley (28) in New York