On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on July 25

Famous Weddings

  • 1554 Mary I of England (37) marries Prince Philip of Spain (27) (later Philip II) at Winchester Cathedral, England

Charles Babbage

1814 Inventor Charles Babbage (21) weds Georgina Whitmore at St. Michael's Church in Devon, England

William Gladstone

1839 British PM William Gladstone (29) weds Catherine Glynne (27) in England

Hana Mandlikova

1986 Four-time Grand Slam winning tennis player Hana Mandlíková (24) weds restaurateur Jan Sedlak at Prague's old town hall

  • 1993 Designer Claude Montana (44) weds his model Wallis Franken (44)
  • 2009 "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" actor Marc Blucas (37) weds journalist Ryan Haddon (38) in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • 2015 TV personality Beatrice Borromeo (30) weds Pierre Casiraghi (28) in the gardens of the Prince's Palace of Monaco in Monte Carlo
  • 2021 TV star and writer Issa Rae marries Louis Diame in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France

Famous Divorces

John Kerry

1988 Heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (43) divorces politician John Kerry (44) after 18 years of marriage

  • 2012 Actress Sunny Mabrey (36) divorces "Brotherhood" actor Ethan Embry (34) due to irreconcilable differences after almost 7 years marriage