On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 2

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

1882 US educational pioneer Booker T. Washington (26) weds Fanny Smith

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington

LoveWedding of Interest

1904 Novelist Hermann Hesse (27) weds Maria Bernoulli

Nobel Laureate Novelist Hermann Hesse
Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hermann Hesse
  • 1930 Laurence McKinley Gould (33), American Geologist and Polar Explorer weds Margaret ("Peg") Rice in Ann Arbor, Michigan

LoveWedding of Interest

1968 Future President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal (21) weds lawyer Jose Miguel Arroyo (22)

14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
  • 1970 American songwriter Sammy Cahn (57) weds American fashion designer Virginia "Tita" Curtis in California

LoveWedding of Interest

1978 Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young (32) weds American diner waitress Pegi Morton (25); divorce 2014

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Singer-songwriter
Neil Young

LovePerson of Interest

1982 "Dangerous Liaisons" actor John Malkovich (28) weds film and stage actress Glenne Headly (27)

LoveWedding of Interest

1997 "Frasier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (43) weds Playboy model Camille Donatacci (29) at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu

Actor and Comedian Kelsey Grammer
Actor and Comedian
Kelsey Grammer
  • 2005 Singer Brandon Flowers (Killers), 24, weds fashion designer Tana Mudkowsky, 23 in O'ahu, Hawaii