On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 5

Famous Weddings

Pocahontas

1614 American Indian princess Pocahontas and daughter of chief Powhatan marries English colonist John Rolfe

Jan Vermeer

1653 Dutch painter Jan Vermeer marries Catharina Bolenes in Schipluiden

Ray Charles

1955 American musician Ray Charles (24) weds Della Beatrice Howard

  • 1992 Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka

Wayne Brady

1999 Talk show host Wayne Brady (26) weds dancer Mandie Taketa