On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on March 26

Famous Weddings

Thomas Paine

1771 Political activist Thomas Paine (34) weds second wife Elizabeth Ollive

Giuseppe Garibaldi

1842 Italian general Giuseppe Garibaldi (34) weds Ana Maria de Jesus Ribeiro (20) in Montevideo

Indira Gandhi

1942 Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi (25) weds politician and journalist Feroze Gandhi (29) at Anand Bhavan

Elvin Hayes

1967 NBA forward Elvin Hayes (21) weds college sweetheart Erna Livingston

Bob Denver

1979 Comedic actor Bob Denver (44) weds fourth wife Dreama Peery

  • 1994 Talk show hostess Ricki Lake weds Rob Sussman
  • 1994 Half-brother of former President Bill Clinton and rodeo clown Roger Clinton (37) weds Molly Martin (25) in Dallas

Reese Witherspoon

2011 Oscar winning actress Reese Witherspoon (36) weds talent agent Jim Toth (34) at Libbey Ranch in Ojai, California

  • 2017 FIFA Women's World Cup champion Julie Beth Johnston (25) weds NFL player Zach Ertz (26) in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Divorces

Yul Brynner

1960 Academy award-winning actor Yul Brynner (39) divorces actress Virginia Gilmore (40) after 15 years of marriage

Billy Joel

1994 American 'Piano Man' Billy Joel (45) and American supermodel Christie Brinkley (40) divorce after 9 years of marriage