On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 21

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

1745 Future Russian Tsar Peter III marries Ekaterina Alexeievna later Catherine II (Catherine the Great)

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
Russian Tsar
Peter the Great
Empress of Russia Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia
Catherine the Great

LoveWedding of Interest

1929 Painter Diego Rivera (42) weds fellow artist Frida Kahlo (22)

Painter Frida Kahlo
Painter
Frida Kahlo
Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera

LoveWedding of Interest

1956 Boxing champ Archie Moore (42) weds model Joan Hardy in Ensenada, Mexico

Boxing Champion Archie Moore
Boxing Champion
Archie Moore

LoveWedding of Interest

1976 Magazine publisher Larry Flynt (33) weds Althea Leasure (23)

Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt
Magazine Publisher
Larry Flynt

LoveWedding of Interest

1982 British 'U2' lead singer Bono (22) weds activist and businesswoman Allison "Ali" Stewart (21) at All Saints Church, Raheny, Ireland

Rocker Bono
Rocker
Bono
  • 1993 British-American lyricist Bernie Taupin (43) weds Strephanie Haymes; divorce in 1998
  • 2005 "Strictly Come Dancing" hostess Natasha Kaplinsky (32) weds investment banker Justin Bower at St. Margaret's Church in Somerset, England
  • 2010 Actor and director Stephen Moyer (41) weds actress Anna Paquin (28) at a private estate in Malibu