On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 10

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

1848 Inventor Samuel Morse (57) weds Sarah Elizabeth Griswold in Utica, New York

Inventor Samuel Morse
Inventor
Samuel Morse

LoveWedding of Interest

1912 British literary figure (author of "To the Lighthouse") Virginia Woolf [nee Stephen] (30) weds political theorist Leonard Woolf (31)

LoveWedding of Interest

1933 Actress Hedy Lamarr (19) weds Hirtenberger Patronen-Fabrik chairman Friedrich Mandl (33)

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr

LoveWedding of Interest

1941 Actor Jackie Coogan (26) weds actress Flower Parry in Gardnerville, Nevada

  • 1946 Author and founder of the Scientology cult L. Ron Hubbard (35) weds Sara Northrup Hollister

LoveWedding of Interest

1946 Playwright Moss Hart (41) weds singer and actress Kitty Carlisle (35)

Playwright Moss Hart
Playwright
Moss Hart

LoveWedding of Interest

1962 Actor Marlon Brando (38) marries Tahitian actress Tarita Teriipaia (20) (divorced 1972)

LoveWedding of Interest

1969 Economist Robert F. Engle (26) weds psychologist Marianne Eger

Economist Robert F. Engle
Economist
Robert F. Engle

LovePerson of Interest

1991 Political commentator Tucker Carlson marries Susan Andrews at St. George's School, Rhode Island

TV Host and Political Commentator Tucker Carlson
TV Host and Political Commentator
Tucker Carlson

LoveWedding of Interest

2000 American singer-songwriter Dave Matthews (33) weds Jennifer Ashley Harper

Musician Dave Matthews
Musician
Dave Matthews
  • 2001 "Dixie Chick's" Martie Maguire (31) weds actor Gareth Maguire in Kailua, Hawaii

LoveWedding of Interest

2002 Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) weds "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii; divorce in 2004

Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley
Actor Nicolas Cage
Actor
Nicolas Cage
  • 2002 "Baywatch" actress Angelica Bridges (28) weds Canadian hockey player Sheldon Souray (26) at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2003 Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko becomes the first person to marry in space, marrying Ekaterina Dmitriev (on earth)

LoveWedding of Interest

2003 Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera (60) weds former Rivera Live producer Erica Levy (28) at Manhattan's Central Synagogue

TV Host and News Personality Geraldo Rivera
TV Host and News Personality
Geraldo Rivera
  • 2013 Rapper Kevin Federline (35) weds Victoria Prince (30) at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007 Actor Johnathon Schaech (37) divorces actress Christina Applegate (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 years of marriage