On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 28

Famous Weddings

John Jay

1774 Chief Justice John Jay (28) weds Sarah Van Brugh Livingston (17)

Paul Cézanne

1886 Painter Paul Cézanne (47) weds Marie-Hortense Fiquet (36)

William Randolph Hearst

1903 Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst (40) weds Millicent Veronica Willson (21) in New York City

  • 1938 King Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary

Bhumibol Adulyadej

1950 King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand marries Mon Rajawongse Sirikit at Sra Pathum Palace after a quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland July 19, 1949.

Rupert Murdoch

1967 Media proprietor Rupert Murdoch (36) weds journalist Anna Torv (22)

Alan Sugar

1968 Business magnate Alan Sugar (21) weds hairdresser Ann Simons in Great Portland Street Synagogue

John Candy

1979 Actor and comedian John Candy (28) weds Rosemary Margaret Hobor at St. Basil's Church in Toronto, Canada

George Foreman

1982 Professional boxer George Foreman (33) weds Andrea Skeete

Axl Rose

1990 Guns & Roses' singer Axl Rose marries Erin Everly (annulled same year)

  • 1991 Soviet Russian figure skater Ekaterina Gordeeva (19) weds Soviet Russian figure skater Sergei Grinkov (24), in a Russian Orthodox Church religious ceremony
  • 2007 Reality TV producer Mark Burnett (46) weds former "Touched By An Angel" actress Roma Downey (47) in a private ceremony at their home in Malibu

Famous Divorces