On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on October 12

Famous Weddings

  • 1810 First Oktoberfest: The Bavarian royalty invites the citizens of Munich to join the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.

Victor Hugo

1822 "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" author Victor Hugo (20) weds Adele Fourcher

George Marshall

1929 US military leader George Marshall (48) weds Katherine Tupper

Louis Armstrong

1942 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (41) weds dancer Lucille Wilson (28)

Dustin Hoffman

1980 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) weds businesswoman Lisa Gottsegen (26) in Roxbury, Connecticut

  • 1997 "Malcolm X" actress Angela Bassett (39) weds actor Courtney B. Vance (38) in Los Angeles

Natalie Cole

2001 American pop singer Natalie Cole (51) marries Bishop Kenneth H. Dupree; divorce in2004

  • 2003 Actor Danny Nucci (35) weds actress Paula Marshall (39) in Los Angeles
  • 2012 Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham (50) weds fitness model Audrey Murdick (32) at the Sunstone Vineyards in Santa Ynez, California

Rose McGowan

2013 "Charmed" tv actress Rose McGowan (40) weds artist Davey Detail at the Paramour Mansion in Los Angeles, California

  • 2013 Actor Ben Feldman (33) weds longtime girlfriend Michelle Mulitz at Smokey Glen Farm in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Pharrell Williams

2013 American Grammy Award-winning record producer Pharrell Williams (40) weds model Helen Lasichanh in Miami, Florida

  • 2013 "30 Rock" actor Keith Powell weds visual artist Jill Knox at Tribeca Rooftop in NYC, New York
  • 2013 Former Guns N' Roses Matt Sorum (52) weds singer and dancer Adriane Harper in Palm Springs, California

Greg Louganis

2013 Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis (53) weds paralegal Johnny Chaillot in Malibu, California

  • 2018 Britain's Princess Eugenie marries Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, England