Weddings & Divorces in History on January 16

Weddings in History

  • 1325 Laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade

Mary Ann Nichols

1864 White chapel murder victim and possible Jack the Ripper victim Mary Ann Nichols (18) weds printer's machinist William Nichols

  • 1865 Confederate Brigadier-General John Pegram marries Hetty Cary (US Civil War)

Elpidio Quirino

1921 Politician Elpidio Quirino (30) weds girlfriend Alicia Syquia

Marcel Duchamp

1954 Painter Marcel Duchamp (66) weds Alexina "Tweeny" Matisse (48) in New York City