On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on November 5

Famous Weddings

Ernest Hemingway

1940 American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway marries journalist Martha Gellhorn

James Herriot

1941 Writer and veterinary surgeon James Herriot (25) weds Joan Catherine Danbury

Veterinarian and Novelist James Herriot
Veterinarian and Novelist
James Herriot

George W. Bush

1977 43rd US President George W. Bush (31) weds Laura Welch (31) at The First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 2005 2004 Indianapolis 500 winner Buddy Rice (29) weds Michelle Noonan in Arizona