Famous Weddings & Divorces in August 1946

Famous Weddings

  • Aug 10 Author and founder of the Scientology cult L. Ron Hubbard (35) weds Sara Northrup Hollister

Moss Hart

Aug 10 Playwright Moss Hart (41) weds singer and actress Kitty Carlisle (35)

Wedding of Interest

Aug 16 Georgian-American ballet choreographer George Balanchine (42) weds Native American (Osage) ballerina Maria Tallchief (21); annulled in 1952

Olivia de Havilland

Aug 26 "Gone With The Wind" actress Olivia de Havilland (30) weds screenwriter and novelist Marcus Goodrich; divorce in 1953


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Famous Divorces

Bugsy Siegel

Aug 8 Esta Krakower divorces mobster Bugsy Siegel (40) after 17 years of marriage