On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 23

Famous Weddings

Edward the Confessor

1045 Edward the Confessor, King of England (40), marries Edith, daughter of the Earl of Godwin

Igor Stravinsky

1906 Composer Igor Stravinsky (23) weds Yekaterina Nosenko

Sidney Poitier

1976 Actor Sidney Poitier (48) weds actress Joanna Shimkus

  • 1999 Princess of Monaco Caroline (42) weds dynastic head of the House of Hanover and Britain's King George I descendant Prince Ernst August (45) in Monaco