On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on February 24

Weddings in History

  • 1613 English princess Elizabeth marries Earl Frederik of Palts

LoveWedding of Interest

1662 English Poet and author of "Paradise Lost" John Milton marries 3rd wife Elizabeth Mynshull, 31 years his junior.

LoveWedding of Interest

1886 Inventor Thomas Edison (38) marries 2nd wife Mina Miller (20) in Akron, Ohio

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison

LoveWedding of Interest

1934 High-ranking member of British intelligence Kim Philby (22) weds communist Litzi Friedmann in Vienna, Austria