Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 20

Famous Weddings

James Naismith

1894 Basketball inventor James Naismith (32) weds Maude Evelyn Sherman (23) in Springfield, Massachusetts

William Faulkner

1929 Author William Faulkner (31) weds Estelle Oldham at College Hill Presbyterian Church outside Oxford, Mississippi

Alec Guinness

1938 British actor Alec Guinness (24) weds British actress and artist Merula Sylvia Salaman (23) in Surrey, England, until his death in 2000

Rod Laver

1966 Tennis champ Rod Laver (27) weds Mary Benson at St. Luke's Presbyterian Church in San Rafael, California

Johnny Carson

1987 Johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass

Larry Flynt

1998 Magazine publisher Larry Flynt (55) weds Elizabeth Berrios (his fifth and final time)

  • 2004 American former NFL running back Eddie George (30) weds American R&B "SWV" singer Tamara Johnson (33) at the Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh, New Jersey