On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 26

Famous Weddings

Arna Bontemps

1926 Poet Arna Bontemps (24) weds fellow Seventh-Day Adventist Alberta Johnson

Olivia de Havilland

1946 "Gone With The Wind" actress Olivia de Havilland weds screenwriter and novelist Marcus Goodrich

Henry Hill

1965 Mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill (22) weds Karen Friedman in North Carolina

  • 2006 "Days of our Lives" actor Billy Warlock (45) weds actress Julie Pinson in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2006 2004 X-Factor winner Steve Brookstein (37) weds jazz musician Eileen Hunter at King's College Chapel in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 2012 "The Campaign" actress Kate Lang Johnson (28) weds musician Justin Miner at La Venta Inn in Palos Verdes, California
  • 2012 "Bridesmaids" actor Chris O'Dowd (32) weds British TV presenter Dawn Porter (33) at an intimate ceremony with family and friends in London

Famous Divorces

Frank Lloyd Wright

1927 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (60) divorces artist Maude Noel after almost 4 years of marriage

Jayne Mansfield

1964 American actress Jayne Mansfield and Hungarian-American bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay's Mexican divorce is recognized by the state of California