On this day in 1937 a couple of New York swells, here for their wedding in Falmouth, went through with their nuptials even when the groom had an appendicitis attack. The Society Section of the New York Times reported:
Charles E. Rogers 3d Weds In Hospital After Operation; Marries Doris Draper of Brooklyn--Attack of Appendicitis Thirteen Hours Earlier Cancels Plans for Church Ceremony
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES. June 28, 1937, Sunday:
SOCIETY NEWS, FASHIONS, SHOPPERS, GARDEN NEWS, Page
Miss Doris Bartlett Draper of this place and Brooklyn was married to Charles Edgar Rogers 3d, also of Brooklyn, this afternoon in Hyannis Hospital, in the private room of the bridegroom, who thirteen hours before had been operated on for an attack of appendicitis...
The couple plan a motor tour through Europe this summer after his recovery.
The whole tale is below.