Famous Weddings & Divorces on February 16

Famous Weddings

  • 1655 Dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker

HeartWedding of Interest

1734 Jurist William Allen (29) weds Margaret Hamilton

Mayor of Philadelphia William Allen
Mayor of Philadelphia
William Allen

HeartWedding of Interest

1784 American Revolutionary War patriot Ethan Allen (46) weds second wife Frances Montresor Brush Buchanan

American Revolutionary War Patriot Ethan Allen
American Revolutionary War Patriot
Ethan Allen

HeartWedding of Interest

1867 Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald (52) weds Agnes Bernard (30) at St George's Church in Hanover Square, London

Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald
Prime Minister of Canada
John A. Macdonald

HeartWedding of Interest

1948 Baseball player and manager Leo Durocher (41) weds actress Laraine Day (27) in Santa Monica, California

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher

HeartWedding of Interest

1955 Playwright Brendan Behan (32) weds Beatrice Salkeld at Donnybrook Church in Dublin, Ireland

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan

HeartWedding of Interest

1967 Hairdresser and businessman Vidal Sassoon (39) weds actress Beverly Adams (21)

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Hairdresser
Vidal Sassoon

HeartWedding of Interest

1969 Country singer Tammy Wynette (26) weds musician George Jones (37)

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette

HeartWedding of Interest

1974 MLB player Mike Schmidt (24) weds Donna Wightman

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • 2011 Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupati (36) weds Bollywood actress and former Miss Universe (2000) Lara Dutta (32) at Bandra, Mumbai
  • 2013 "Devious Maids" actress Dania Ramirez (33) weds director Bev Land on the beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1982 Lee Majors & Farrah Fawcett Majors divorce

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1989 actress Jane Fonda & activist Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda