On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on February 14

Weddings in History

Louis XI

1451 Louis, dauphin of France (later Louis XI) (27) marries Charlotte of Savoy (9) without the consent of King Charles VII

  • 1613 King James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik

Carl Jung

1903 Psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung (27) weds Emma Rauschenbach (20)

Douglas MacArthur

1922 Soldier Douglas MacArthur (42) marries 1st wife heiress Louise Cromwell Brooks (32)

Sam Walton

1943 Walmart founder Sam Walton (24) weds Helen Robson (23)

Buzz Aldrin

1988 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (58) weds Lois Driggs Cannon

Henry Hill

2006 American mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill (62) weds 3rd wife Lisa Caserta

  • 2007 Former Atomic Kitten member Kerry Katona (26) weds Mark Croft in Gretna Green
  • 2013 Wedding planner to the stars Preston Bailey (63) weds Theo Bleckmann (47) at Empire State Building

Divorces in History

Albert Einstein

1919 Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (39) divorces Mileva Maric after 16 years of marriage