On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 18

Famous Weddings

  • 1599 Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain

Charles M. Schulz

1951 Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (28) weds Joyce Halverson; divorce in 1972

Wedding of Interest

1956 US film actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco in a civil ceremony in Monaco

  • 1973 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 5th wife Leslie (Tessa) Busby
  • 1992 Swedish tennis ace Stefan Edberg (26) marries Danish model Annette Olsen (27) in Sweden
  • 1993 Beirut-hostage Terry Anderson marries Madeleine Bassil

Kobe Bryant

2001 NBA star player Kobe Bryant (22) weds Vanessa Laine at St. Edward Roman Catholic Church in Dana Point, California


Famous Divorces

Roseanne Barr

1994 Roseanne Barr Arnold files for divorce from Tom Arnold