On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 3

Famous Weddings

Peter the Cruel

1353 Peter of Castile [Peter the Cruel] (18) marries Blanch of Bourbon (14) in Valladolid, Spain. Peter abandons her 2 days later for his secret wife Maria de Padilla.

William Lamb

1805 Lady Caroline Ponsonby (19) marries future Prime Minister William Lamb, Lord Melbourne (26) in London

Georges Bizet

1869 French "Carmen" composer Georges Bizet (30) weds Genevieve Halevy (20)

Georges Vezina

1908 NHL goaltender Georges Vezina (21) weds Marie Adelaide Stella Morin in Chicoutimi, Canada

Joan Crawford

1929 American actor and naval officer of World War II Douglas Fairbanks Jr (19) weds American actress Joan Crawford (24) at St. Malachy in New York City; divorce 1933

Wedding of Interest

1937 Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France

  • 1941 Author Irving Wallace marries writer Sylvia Kahn

Amitabh Bachchan

1973 Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan marries actress Jaya Bhaduri

  • 1989 Country singer Rebe McEntire weds her manager Narvel Blackstone at Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, Nevada
  • 1994 American "Pearl Jam" singer Eddie Vedder (29) weds Beth Liebling (27) in the Eternal City

Tina Fey

2001 American writer and actress Tina Fey (31) weds "Saturday Night Live" composer Jeff Richmond (40) in a Greek Orthodox ceremony at The Merion Tribute House, Merion Station, Pennsylvania

  • 2005 Earl of Mornington, Arthur Wellesley (27) weds great-granddaughter of Lord Beaverbrook and model and make-up artist Jemma Kidd (30) in a seaside ceremony on the beach near Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados
  • 2006 Pop band Hanson member Zac Hanson (20) weds Kate Tucker (22) at the Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

Casey Affleck

2006 Actor and Ben Affleck's younger brother Casey Affleck (30) weds actress/model Summer Phoenix (28) in McIntosh County, Georgia

  • 2006 Telenovela actress Adamari Lopez (35) weds Latin singing sensation Luis Fonsi (28) at La Iglesia de San Jose in Villa Caparra, Puerto Rico
  • 2017 Actress, singer and Broadway star Bell Bundy (36) weds TBS executive Thom Hinkle at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California