On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 8

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

1811 US Vice President John C. Calhoun (28) weds Floride Bonneau (19)

US Vice President John C. Calhoun
US Vice President
John C. Calhoun
  • 1930 Belgium Princess Marie-Jose marries Italian's crown prince Umberto

LoveWedding of Interest

1951 Actor Burgess Meredith (43) weds ballerina Kaja Sundsten

LoveWedding of Interest

1973 Actor Michael Caine (40) weds model Shakira Baksh (25) at Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 2005 Rapper and actor Nas (32) weds R&B singer Kelis (25) at Morningside Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2016 Singer Colton Dixon (24) weds longtime love Annie Coggeshall in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 2017 "Dancing with the stars" pro Louis Van Amstel (44) weds health coach Joshua Lancaster in Utah

LoveWedding of Interest

2018 Singer Ricky Martin reveals he has married Jwan Yosef

Singer/Actor Ricky Martin
Singer/Actor
Ricky Martin

Famous Divorces

  • 1499 Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1998 Roseanne Barr files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr