Weddings & Divorces in History on January 1

Weddings in History

  • 414 King Ataulf of Narbonne marries emperor Honorius sister Galle Placidia

HeartWedding of Interest

1772 US founding father Thomas Jefferson (30) marries Martha Wayles Skelton (23)

3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson

HeartWedding of Interest

1811 Writer James Fenimore Cooper (21) weds Susan Augusta de Lancey in Mamaroneck, New York

HeartWedding of Interest

1824 US President James Knox Polk (28) weds Sarah Childress (20) in Murfreesboro

11th US President James Knox Polk
11th US President
James Knox Polk

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1888 55th UK Prime Minister David Lloyd George (25) weds first wife Margaret Owen

British Prime Minister David Lloyd George
British Prime Minister
David Lloyd George

HeartWedding of Interest

1896 1st Filipino President Emilio Aguinaldo (26) weds first wife Hilaria del Rosario

Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo
Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines
Emilio Aguinaldo

HeartWedding of Interest

1940 68th Prime Minister of UK Harold Wilson (23) weds poet Mary Baldwin (23) in the chapel of Mansfield College, Oxford

British Prime Minister Harold Wilson
British Prime Minister
Harold Wilson
  • 1958 Sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White

HeartWedding of Interest

1965 Novelist Michael Crichton (22) weds high school sweetheart Joan Radam

HeartWedding of Interest

1972 Politician Aung San Suu Kyi (26) weds author Michael Aris (25)

Burmese Politician Aung San Suu Kyi
Burmese Politician
Aung San Suu Kyi

HeartWedding of Interest

1994 Microsoft CEO Bill Gates (38) marries Melinda French (29)

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates