Famous Weddings & Divorces on September 25

Famous Weddings

Nathan Bedford Forrest

1845 Confederate army Nathan Bedford Forrest (24) weds Presbyterian minister's daughter Mary Ann Montgomery (18) in Hernando, Mississippi

Calamity Jane & Wild Bill Hickok

1873 Frontiersman and gunfighter Hickok">Wild Bill Hickok supposedly marries Calamity Jane according to the latter's daughter (disputed)

Robert Borden

1889 Prime Minister of Canada Robert Borden (34) weds Laura Bond

Bonnie Parker

1926 Outlaw Bonnie Parker (15) weds Roy Thornton

  • 1940 "Sullivan's Travels" actress Veronica Lake (18) weds American motion picture art director and set designer John S. Detlie (31)

Mikhail Gorbachev

1953 Statesman Mikhail Gorbachev (22) weds Raisa Maximovna (21) at a Komsomol wedding ceremony

Audrey Hepburn

1954 "Roman Holiday" actress Audrey Hepburn (25) weds actor Mel Ferrer (37) in Burgenstock, Switzerland; divorce in 1968

  • 1959 Cosmopolitan founder Helen Gurley Brown (37) weds theater producer David Brown (43)

Danielle Steel

1965 Novelist Danielle Steel (18) weds banker Claude-Eric Lazard

Paul Gross

1988 Actor Paul Gross (29) weds actress Martha Burns

  • 2003 Prince of Venice and Piedmont Emanuele Filiberto (31) weds French actress Clotilde Courau (34) at the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Rome

Kevin Costner

2004 Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Costner (49) weds model and handbag designer Christine Baumgartner (30) at his 165-acre ranch in Aspen, Colorado

  • 2005 "Gremlins" actor Zach Galligan (41) weds Ling-Ling Hu Ingerick at New York City's Yale Club in New York City
  • 2010 Actress Emily Deschanel (33) weds writer-actor David Hornsby (34) in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles
  • 2010 Charlie Sheen's daughter Cassandra Estévez (25) weds Casey Huffman (27) in Santa Barbara, California

Elon Musk

2010 PayPal founder Elon Musk (39) weds actress Talulah Riley (24) at Dornoch Cathedral in Scotland

Lena Dunham

2021 Producer and actress Lena Dunham marries composer Luis Felber