Posts Tagged ‘marriage

25
Aug
08

Anniversary of the first parachute wedding

On this day in 1940, the first parachute wedding took place. It happened at the parachute drop ride in the New York City World’s Fair’s “Amusement Zone.” The happy couple, the best man, the maid of honor, the minister, and four musicians were all held aloft until the newlyweds finished their vows and descended.

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