Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 11

Famous Weddings

Booker T. Washington

1886 Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (30) weds Olivia Davidson (32) Athens, Ohio

James Chadwick

1925 British physicist James Chadwick (33) weds Aileen Stewart-Brown in Liverpool, England

Francis Crick

1949 Molecular biologist Francis Crick (33) weds artist Odile Speed (29)


1978 Charo marries Kjell Rasten, a producer, in South Lake Tahoe, California

  • 1990 "General Hospital" actor Maurice Benard (27) weds Paula Smith
  • 2007 U.S. Women's Olympic ice hockey team member Krissy Wendell (25) weds NHL player John Pohl (28) at the Rose Hill Alliance Church in West Roseville, Minnesota
  • 2012 "The Hangover" actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis (42) weds co-founder of the Growing Voices charity Quinn Lundberg at the UBC Farm in Vancouver, Canada

Famous Divorces

Oliver Stone

1993 American filmmaker Oliver Stone files for divorce from Elizabeth Cox, after 12 years of marriage

Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth

2019 American singer Miley Cyrus (26) and Australian actor Liam Hemsworth (28) announce their separation and intention to divorce, after 8 months of marriage