On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 1

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

1778 Poet Phillis Wheatley (24) weds grocer and advocate for black rights John Peters

  • 1959 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 3rd wife Anne Williams Rubinstein
  • 1961 American televangelist Jim Bakker (21) marries Christian singer Tammy Faye (19)

LoveWedding of Interest

1984 Filmmaker Joel Coel marries actress Frances McDormand

  • 1993 Stephane Powers weds Patrick de la Chenais
  • 2006 Miss Costa Rica 2001 Piarella Peralta weds Dutch banker Tiemo Wesseling at Iglesia de Orosi in the Cartago province of Costa Rica
  • 2006 Miss Puerto Rico 2003 Joyceline Montero weds architect Hansell Bajuelo at la Iglesia de la Misericordia in Guaynabo City
  • 2014 Media personality Willard Scott (80) weds Paris Keena in Fort Myers, Florida

Famous Divorces

  • 1990 Guns & Roses' Duff divorces Mandy Brix, lead singer for Lame Flames