Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 24

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

1558 Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois

Queen of Scotland Mary Stuart
Queen of Scotland
Mary Stuart
  • 1575 William (the Silent) of Orange marries 3rd wife Charlotte de Bourbon and former French nun
  • 1854 Austria's Franz Joseph I marries Elisabeth A E "Sissi"

HeartWedding of Interest

1874 Outlaw Jesse James marries cousin Zerelda 'Zee' Mimms

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James
  • 1963 English princess Alexandra marries Sir Angus Ogilvy at Westminster Abbey

HeartWedding of Interest

1988 Musician Mick Fleetwood (40) weds model Sara Recor

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Mick Fleetwood

HeartWedding of Interest

1992 Rock star David Bowie (45) weds supermodel Iman (37) in Switzerland

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie
  • 1993 ABC news analyst Jeff Greenfield weds Karen Gannett
  • 1994 Actress Kelly Preston (26) weds actor Lou Diamond Phillips (32)
  • 2004 Prince Friso of Orange (35), 2nd son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands marries Mabel Wisse Smit (35) without formal permission of parliament.
  • 2004 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) weds TV personality Mario Lopez (30) at the exclusive Las Alamandas resort outside Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • 2013 Actress and director Melissa Gilbert (48) weds actor Timothy Busfield (55) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007 Recording artist and the most-awarded female act of all-time Whitney Houston (43) divorces R&B singer-songwriter Bobby Brown (38) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston