Famous Weddings & Divorces on May 12

Famous Weddings

Richard the Lionheart

1191 Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre in Cyprus

  • 1641 Prince Willem II of Orange (14) marries English princess Mary Henrietta Stuart (9)

Roger Sherman

1763 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (42) weds second wife Rebecca Prescott (20)

George Steinbrenner

1956 NY Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner (25) weds Elizabeth Joan Zieg

Elizabeth Taylor

1959 English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor (27) marries for the 4th time to American entertainer Eddie Fisher (30); divorce in 1964

Mick Jagger

1971 Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger (27) weds actress and model Bianca PĂ©rez-Mora Macias (31) at St Tropez Town Hall, France

Edward W. Brooke

1979 US Senator Edward W. Brooke (59) weds second wife Anne Lee Fleming

Patti Page

1990 American singer Patti Page (62) weds Jerry Filiciotto

  • 2001 American actor Eddie Cibrian (28) weds TV personality Brandi Glanville (28) at the beachfront Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
  • 2005 "La Femme Nikita" actress Anne Parillaud (45) weds musician Jean-Michel Jarre (56) in Paris
  • 2011 Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge (25) weds Kings of Leon singer Caleb Followill (29) at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California
  • 2012 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actress Mercedes McNab (30) weds real estate developer Mark Henderson at the CostaBaja resort in La Paz, Mexico
  • 2012 McFly guitarist Tom Fletcher (27) weds actress Giovanna Falcone (27) at One Marylebone in London

Famous Divorces

Ali Landry

2004 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) files for an annulment to her marriage to "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to infidelity, less than 2 weeks after getting married

Billie Piper

2016 Actress Billie Piper and fellow actor Laurence Fox divorce after 8 years of marriage