Weddings & Divorces in History on February 24

Weddings in History

  • 1613 English princess Elizabeth marries Earl Frederik of Palts

John Milton

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

Thomas Edison

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

Kim Philby

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