Weddings & Divorces in History on February 16

Weddings in History

Johan de Witt

1655 Grand Pensionary of Holland Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker

William Allen

1734 Jurist William Allen (29) weds Margaret Hamilton

Ethan Allen

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

John A. Macdonald

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

Brendan Behan

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

  • 2013 "Devious Maids" actress Dania Ramirez (33) weds director Bev Land on the beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic