On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 14

Famous Weddings

Daniel Boone

1756 Frontiersman Daniel Boone (21) weds Rebecca Bryan (17) in Yadkin River, North Carolina

Frontiersman and Explorer Daniel Boone
Frontiersman and Explorer
Daniel Boone

Janet Gaynor

1939 "A Star Is Born" actress Janet Gaynor (32) weds MGM costume designer Adrian (36)

Actress Janet Gaynor
Actress
Janet Gaynor

Anthony Eden

1952 UK Prime Minister Anthony Eden (55) weds UK prime minister's niece Clarissa Spencer-Churchill (32) in a civil ceremony at Caxton Hall, London

British Prime Minister Anthony Eden
British Prime Minister
Anthony Eden
  • 1956 Writer Iris Murdoch (37) marries academic John Bayley (31)

Muhammad Ali

1964 World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali (22) weds cocktail waitress Sonja Roi

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Jane Fonda

1965 Former fashion model and fitness guru Jane Fonda (27) weds director and producer Roger Vadim (37) in Las Vegas

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda

Jackie Mason

1991 Comedian Jackie Mason marries his manager Jyll Rosenfeld (37)

Comedian Jackie Mason
Comedian
Jackie Mason
  • 1993 Dr William Masters (78) weds college sweetheart Geraldine Oliver (76)
  • 1993 Shari Beadley weds Christopher Martin (Kid 'n Play)
  • 2004 Actor Josh Brolin (36) weds actress Diane Lane (39) at his ninety-seven acre spread in San Luis Obispo, California
  • 2004 "Dancing With The Stars" contestant and "Seinfeld" actor John O'Hurley (49) weds Lisa Mesloh at the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California

Hilary Duff

2010 Actress and singer Hilary Duff (24) weds retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre Mike Comrie (31) at La Quinta Estate in Montecito, California

Actress and Singer Hilary Duff
Actress and Singer
Hilary Duff

Famous Divorces

  • 2012 "Basketball Wives" TV personality Evelyn Lozada divorces NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson (34) due to irretrievably broken marriage only 41 days after getting married