Today's Famous Weddings & Divorces

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

1539 English King Henry VIII marries Anne of Cleves, his 4th wife

  • 1767 Prince Willem V marries Prussian princess Wilhelmina
  • 1795 "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" poet Samuel Coleridge (22) marries Sarah Fricker in Bristol, England

William Wordsworth

1802 English romantic poet William Wordsworth (32) marries childhood friend Mary Hutchinson

Calvin Coolidge

1905 30th US President Calvin Coolidge (33) weds Grace Anna Goodhue (26) in Burlington, Vermont

Earl Warren

1925 Jurist Earl Warren (34) weds Nina Elisabeth Palmquist Meyers

Irene Joliot-Curie

1926 Chemist Irene Joliot-Curie (29) weds physicist Frédéric Joliot (26) in Paris, France

  • 1932 Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov marries Yelena Sergeyevna

Gregory Peck

1942 Actor Gregory Peck (26) weds real estate broker Greta Kukkonen (31)

  • 1980 "The Princess Bride" actor Chris Sarandon (38) weds model Lisa Cooper

Evander Holyfield

1996 Former undisputed boxing heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield (34) weds Janice Itson (34) at Glynn Wedding Chapel in nearby Fayetteville

  • 1997 Infanta Cristina of Spain (32) weds retired handball player turned entrepreneur Iñaki Urdangarin (29) in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1997 MTV news anchor Tabitha Soren (30) weds "Liars Poker" author Michael Lewis (37) in Garrison, New York

Famous Divorces

Gwen Stefani

2016 Singer Gwen Stefani and musician Gavin Rossdale divorce after 13 years of marriage