On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 2

Famous Weddings

  • 1129 Fulco V's son Godfried marries King Henry I's daughter Mathildis

Grover Cleveland

1886 U.S. President Grover Cleveland (49) weds Frances Folsom (21), 1st presidential marriage to be held at the White House

Albert Einstein

1919 Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (40) weds his cousin Elsa Lowenthal (43)

Jim Thorpe

1945 Athlete Jim Thorpe (57) weds Patricia Askew

Myrna Loy

1951 "The Thin Man" actress Myrna Loy (45) weds UNESCO delegate Howland H. Sargeant

  • 1989 Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman (52) weds Mandy Smith (18); divorced in 1993

James Woods

1989 Actor James Woods (42) weds horse trainer Sarah Owen (26) in Beverly Hills, California

Drew Barrymore

2012 Actress Drew Barrymore (37) weds writer Will Kopelman in Montecito, California

  • 2012 Vice President Joe Biden's daughter Ashley Biden (30) weds Dr. Howard David Krein at St. Joseph on the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 2017 Gotham actor Ben McKenzie (38) weds actress Morena Baccarin (38) at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens in Brooklyn, New York