On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on October 26

Famous Weddings

Noah Webster

1789 Lexicographer Noah Webster (31) weds Rebecca Greenleaf

Tony Trabert

1953 Tennis champion Tony Trabert (23) weds beauty queen Shauna Wood at the Salt Lake Country Club in Salt Lake City, Utah

Elizabeth Montgomery

1963 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (30) weds director-producer William Asher (42) in El Paso, Texas

Rudy Giuliani

1968 Lawyer and politician Rudy Giuliani (24) weds second cousin Regina Peruggi (22) in a large Roman Catholic ceremony in Bedford Park, The Bronx

  • 1968 Czech 7-time Olympic champion gymnast Věra Čáslavská (26) weds middle distance runner Josef Odložil (29) at the Mexico City Cathedral, Mexico City
  • 1969 American outlaw country singer-songwriter Waylon Jennings (32) weds American singer Jessi Colter (26) in Phoenix, Arizona

Jessica Simpson

2002 American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (22) weds singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (28) at Riverbend Church in Austin, Texas

  • 2008 World's fattest man Manuel Uribe (43) weds Claudia Solis (38) in Monterrey, Mexico
  • 2013 Actress Christina Ricci (33) weds dolly grip James Heerdegen in Manhattan, New York
  • 2021 Japanese Princess Mako (30) marries commoner Kei Komuro (30) in an understated ceremony in Tokyo