Famous Weddings & Divorces on February 17

Famous Weddings

  • 1841 Dutch ex-king Willem I marries Henriette d'Oultremont de Wégimont
  • 1906 26th US President Theodore Roosevelt's daughter Alice marries in the White House

David Attenborough

1950 Natural history broadcaster David Attenborough (24) weds Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel

J. D. Salinger

1955 Novelist J. D. Salinger (36) weds Claire Douglas

  • 1989 Whitesnake's singer David Coverdale (37) weds American actress Tawny Kitaen (27); divorced 1991
  • 2002 Actress Joan Collins (68) weds theater company manager Percy Gibson at Claridge's Hotel in London
  • 2007 "Home and Away" actress Ada Nicodemou (29) weds Chrys Xipolitas at St. Andrew's Greek church in Redfern, Australia
  • 2007 Australian TV presenter Natalie Gruzlewski (30) weds pro surfer Luke Egan at St. Augustine's Catholic Church
  • 2007 Japanese actress Noria Fujiwara weds comedian Tomonori at Jinnai Ikuta Shrine in Kobe, Japan