Weddings & Divorces in History on August 18

Weddings in History

  • 1572 King Navarra Henri de Bourbon marries Margaretha van Valois

HeartWedding of Interest

1782 Romantic Age poet and artist William Blake (24) marries Catherine Boucher, 5 years his junior, in St. Mary's Church, Battersea, London.

Poet/Artist William Blake
Poet/Artist
William Blake

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2000 Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (57) weds former congressional aide Calista Bisek (34) in Alexandria, Virginia

US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich
US Speaker of the House
Newt Gingrich