Weddings & Divorces in History on December 16

Weddings in History

  • 1771 Chemist Antione Lavoisier (28) marries Marie-Anne Paulze (13), the couple go on to make major discoveries in chemistry together
  • 1944 General Dwight D. Eisenhower's clerk Rickey marries corporal Pearlie

Divorces in History

Napoléon Bonaparte

1809 Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Joséphine by French Senate