Weddings & Divorces in History on December 26

Weddings in History

  • 1613 Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard, occasioning John Donne's "Eclogue"
  • 1793 The wedding of Prince Friedrich Ludwig of Prussia and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz takes place.

David Farragut

1843 US Navy flag officer David Farragut (42) weds Virginia Loyall

Reinhard Heydrich

1931 SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich marries Lina von Osten

Suharto

1947 President of Indonesia Suharto (26) weds Siti Hartinah (24) in Surakarta at a traditional Javanese ceremony

  • 1994 President Clinton's brother Roger Clinton (37) weds 8-mo pregnant Molly Nartin (25)

J. K. Rowling

2001 "Harry Potter" author J. K. Rowling (36) weds anesthesiologist Neil Murray (30) in Aberfeldy, Scotland