Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 15

Famous Weddings

  • 1595 Willem I's daughter of Elisabeth of Nassau marries duke Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne of Broth
  • 1909 Mien Wenneker, Dutch prince Henry's lover, weds Uncle Cornelis Abbo
  • 1925 Russian writer ("Lolita") Vladimir Nabokov (26) marries fellow Russian writer Vera Evseevna Slonim (23) in Berlin

HeartWedding of Interest

1953 Ice hockey player Gordie Howe (25) weds sports agent Colleen Joffa (20) at Calvary Presbyterian Church

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe

HeartWedding of Interest

1978 Novelist Danielle Steel (30) weds William George Toth

Novelist Danielle Steel
Danielle Steel
  • 1989 South African/British Olympic runner Zola Budd marries
  • 2006 Miss Nigeria 2002 Sylvia Ansa Edem weds businessman Chris Emecheta at the Recreation Park, Victoria Garden City, Lekki Lagos
  • 2006 "Maria Full of Grace" actress Catalina Sandino Moreno (24) weds lighting technician David Michael Ewell in an intimate civil ceremony in Cartagena de Indies, Colombia

Famous Divorces

  • 1994 Robert F Kennedy Jr (21 days after his divorce) weds Mary Richardson

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2011 Grammy-winning pop singer Christina Aguilera (29) divorces music executive Jordan Bratman (33) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage