On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on June 18

Weddings in History

  • 1839 Dutch prince Willem Alexander (later William III) weds cousin Princess Sophia

LoveWedding of Interest

1858 Norwegian modernist playwright "The Doll's House" Henrik Ibsen (30) marries Suzannah Thoresen (21) in Oslo

Playwright Henrik Ibsen
Playwright
Henrik Ibsen
  • 1989 John Wayne Bobitt marries Lorena L Gallo

LoveWedding of Interest

2005 Politician Jerry Brown (67) weds businesswoman Anne Gust (47) in Oakland, California

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown
  • 2016 Daughter of the Prince Michel de Ligne, Princess Alix de Ligne of Belgium (31) weds Earl Guillaume de Dampierre (31) at St Peter's Church in Belgium

Divorces in History


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1971 Aviator Howard Hughes divorces 2nd wife Jean Peters after 14 years of marriage

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes