On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 30

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

1846 Author and Christian pioneer Ellen G. White (18) weds preacher James Springer White (25) in Portland, Maine

Christian Pioneer Ellen G. White
Christian Pioneer
Ellen G. White

LoveWedding of Interest

1940 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (22) weds Norma Kaphan in Brookline, Massachusetts

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Mike Wallace
  • 1953 Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC

LoveWedding of Interest

1989 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner

Film Director Roman Polanski
Film Director
Roman Polanski

LoveWedding of Interest

1994 American R&B singer R. Kelly (25) weds Aaliyah (15) illegally in Rosemont, Illinois (later annulled)

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly
  • 2003 Daughter of Paul McCartney and fashion designer Stella McCartney (31) weds British publisher Alasdhair Willis on the 300-acre Gothic Estate in Scotland's Isle of Bute
  • 2005 "Squeeze" band founder Jools Holland (47) weds sculptor Christabel McEwen at St. James Church in Cooling, Kent, England

LoveWedding of Interest

2006 Billionaire Warren Buffett (76) weds longtime companion Astrid Menks (60) in Omaha

Investor Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett

LoveWedding of Interest

2008 "The Sopranos" actor James Gandolfini (46) weds former model Deborah Lin (40) at Central Union Church in Honolulu, Hawaii

LoveWedding of Interest

2009 British Monkees singer Davy Jones (63) weds Jessica Pacheco

Singer Davy Jones
Davy Jones
  • 2014 NBA basketball star Dwyane Wade (32) weds actress Gabrielle Union (41) at Miami's Chateau Artisan castle
  • 2015 Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley (34) weds model Ariana Cooper at Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1988 American actress Julianne Philips files for divorce from American rock star Bruce Springsteen

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen