On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 2

Famous Weddings

Charles Dickens

1836 English novelist and social critic Charles Dickens (24) marries Catherine Thomson Hogarth (20)

Hans Frank

1925 Lawyer Hans Frank (24) weds secretary Brigitte Herbst (29) in Munich, Germany

Jacqueline Susann

1939 Author Jacqueline Susann (20) weds Irving Mansfield at Har Zion Temple in Philadelphia

  • 1967 British–American actress Lynn Redgrave (24) marries British actor John Clark (34); divorce in 2000

Jane Curtin

1975 Actress Jane Curtin (27) weds television producer Patrick Lynch

  • 2004 Actress Jill Whelan (38) weds Michael Chaykowsky aboard the Caribbean Princess cruise ship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 2006 NBC "Weekend Today" anchor Campbell Brown (38) weds FOX News contributor Dan Senor (34) at the Beaver Creek Chapel in Beaver Creek, Colorado
  • 2011 Former Alias star Michael Vartan (42) weds Lauren Skaar at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California
  • 2011 Grammy Awarded singer Michael Buble (34) weds Argentine actress-model Luisana Lopilato (22) at Villa Maria Paz private mansion near Buenos Aires, Argentina

Famous Divorces

Jack Dempsey

1919 American world heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey (23) divorces Maxine Gates after 2 years of marriage

Pierre Trudeau

1984 Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau (64) divorces Margaret Sinclair (35) due to irreconcilable differences, after 13 years of marriage

  • 2010 "Wayne's World" actress Tia Carrere (43) divorces British photojournalist Simon Wakelin due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage