Weddings & Divorces in History on February 3

Weddings in History

  • 1112 Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states.

Ivan the Terrible

1547 Russian Tsar Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible] (17) marries Anastasia Romanova (17)

James Weldon Johnson

1910 Author James Weldon Johnson (38) weds civil rights activist Grace Nail Johnson (24) at her family's home

Hermann Goering

1922 German politician and future Nazi war criminal Hermann Goering (30) weds Swedish countess Carin Hulda Fock (34) until her death in 1931

  • 2007 Jackass prankster Bam Margera (27) weds Missy Rothstein (26) in downtown Philadelphia