Weddings & Divorces in History on April 12

Weddings in History

  • 1385 Duke of Burgundy, John the Fearless, marries Margaret of Bavaria in political double wedding with his sister
  • 1385 Willem van Oostervant of Bavaria weds Philip the Bold's daughter Marguerite (10)
  • 1583 William of Orange marries Louise de Coligny

HeartWedding of Interest

1842 Sardinia king Victor Emmanuel II (22) weds queen Adelaide of Austria (20) at Palazzina di caccia of Stupinigi

King of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel II
King of Sardinia and Italy
Victor Emmanuel II

HeartWedding of Interest

1913 Author Upton Sinclair (34) weds writer Mary Craig (31)

  • 1918 American Playwright Eugene O'Neill marries second wife novelist Agnes Boulton

HeartWedding of Interest

1952 Cambodia king Norodom Sihanouk (29) weds Paule Monique Izzi

King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk
King of Cambodia
Norodom Sihanouk

HeartWedding of Interest

1986 Author Arianna Huffington (35) weds politician Michael Huffington (38)

Author and creator of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington
Author and creator of The Huffington Post
Arianna Huffington
  • 2003 Prince Laurent of Belgium (39)marries Claire Coombs (29) in Belgium
  • 2014 Actress Ginnifer Goodwin (35) weds actor Josh Dallas (32) in Los Angeles, California