On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 16

Famous Weddings

  • 1325 Laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade

Mary Ann Nichols

1864 White chapel murder victim and possible Jack the Ripper victim Mary Ann Nichols (18) weds printer's machinist William Nichols

  • 1865 Confederate Brigadier-General John Pegram marries Hetty Cary (US Civil War)

Marcel Duchamp

1954 Painter Marcel Duchamp (66) weds Alexina "Tweeny" Matisse (48) in New York City

  • 1999 "General Hospital" actor Steve Burton (29) weds model Sheree Gustin (22) at a cliffside church in Dana Point, California
  • 2016 Actress and singer Jamie-Lynn Sigler (35) weds baseball player Cutter Dykstra (53) in Palm Springs, California