On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in August 1953

Famous Weddings

Terry Sawchuk

Aug 6 NHL goaltender Terry Sawchuk (23) weds Patricia Ann Morey

  • Aug 30 Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC

Famous Divorces

Ella Fitzgerald

Aug 28 American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald (36) divorces American jazz bassist Ray Brown (27) after 6 years of marriage