On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 9

Famous Weddings

Chester Nimitz

1913 US Admiral Chester Nimitz (28) weds Catherine Freeman (21) in Wollaston, Massachusetts

Alexander Fleming

1953 Biologist Alexander Fleming (71) weds doctor Amalia Koutsouri-Vourekas (41)

John Wayne Gacy

1964 Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (22) weds co-worker Marlynn Myers

Sophia Loren

1966 Italian actress Sophia Loren (31) remarries Italian film producer Carlo Ponti (65) in Paris, France

  • 1994 Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone (30)
  • 2010 Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos (30) weds Julie Lesicki at St. Augstine Catholic Church in Philadelphia

Famous Divorces

Jennifer Lopez

2012 Salsa artist Marc Anthony (42) divorces pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage