On This Day in History for June 2

Events in History

  • 455 King Gaiseric and the Vandals sack Rome - Rome looted for 14 days
  • 575 Benedict I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Weddings in History

  • 1129 Fulco V's son Godfried marries King Henry I's daughter Mathildis
  • 1420 Henry V of England (33) marries Catherine of Valois (18), youngest daughter of King Charles VI of France at Troyes Cathedral
  • 1886 U.S. President Grover Cleveland (49) weds Frances Folsom (21), 1st presidential marriage to be held at the White House

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