On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 24

Famous Weddings

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 Singer Davy Jones (35) weds Anita Pollinger

  • 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