Weddings & Divorces in History on December 17

Weddings in History

Henry IV of France

1600 Religious wedding of Henry IV of France and Marie de' Medici at Lyon Cathedral

Benito Mussolini

1915 Journalist Benito Mussolini marries Rachele Guidi in Treviglio Lombardy

Manuel L. Quezon

1918 Philippine Senator (and later 2nd President) Manuel L. Quezon (40) weds first cousin Aurora Aragon (30) in Hong Kong

Thurgood Marshall

1955 Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (47) weds Cecilia Suyat

Lee Hsien Loong

1985 Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong (33) weds Temasek Holdings CEO Ho Ching