History of the First Parachute Wedding
About the history of the first parachute wedding in 1940 in the New York City World's Fair.
A Parachute Wedding. The site of the 1st parachute wedding was the World's Fair, New York City, on August 25, 1940. "Reverend Homer Tomlinson of the Church of God, Jamaica, Long Island, N.Y., performed the marriage ceremony for Arno Rudolphi and Ann Hayward. The minister, the married couple, the best man, the maid of honor and 4 musicians were all suspended in parachutes."