Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 24

Famous Weddings

Henry I of England

1121 English King Henry I marries 2nd wife Adeliza [Adela] of Louvain at Windsor Castle

Edward III

1328 King Edward III of England (15) marries Philippa of Hainault (18) at York Minster, in York

Frederick Douglass

1884 Abolitionist Frederick Douglass marries his second wife suffragist Helen Pitts

  • 1978 Rose Dugdale and Eddie Gallagher become the first convicted prisoners to marry in prison in the history of the Republic of Ireland.

Davy Jones

1981 British Monkees singer Davy Jones (35) weds (his second time) British singer Anita Pollinger; divorce in 1996

  • 2004 "Married ... With Children" actor David Faustino (33) weds actress Andrea Elmer (31) at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Selma Blair

2004 Actress Selma Blair (31) weds producer Ahmet Zappa (29) at Carrie Fisher's mansion in Beverly Hills, California; divorce in 2006