Weddings & Divorces in History on May 19

Weddings in History

  • 1359 John of Gaunt (19), English prince, son of Edward III, marries Blanche of Lancaster (17) at Reading Abbey

Charles the Bold

1440 Future Duke of Burgundy Charles the Bold weds Catherine of France, Countess of Charolais

  • 1853 Dutch prince Henry marries princess Amalia of Saxony-Weimar

Robert Louis Stevenson

1880 Novelist Robert Louis Stevenson (29) weds Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne (40) in San Francisco

Al Gore

1970 US Vice President Al Gore weds (22) weds author Tipper Aitcheson (21) at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

Mark Zuckerberg

2012 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (28) weds his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan at a small ceremony in Palo Alto, California

  • 2013 Former Armor for Sleep frontman Ben Jorgensen (29) weds actress Katrina Bowden (24) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in NYC, New York