On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on April 27

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

1597 Astronomer Johannes Kepler marries widow Barbara Müller

Astronomer Johannes Kepler
Astronomer
Johannes Kepler

LoveWedding of Interest

1862 Chemist Dmitri Mendeleev (28) weds Feozva Nikitichna Leshcheva at Nikolaev Engineering Institute's church in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Chemist and Inventor Dmitri Mendeleev
Chemist and Inventor
Dmitri Mendeleev

LoveWedding of Interest

1985 Police violence victim Rodney King (20) weds Dennetta Lyles

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King

Divorces in History


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1927 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) divorces Beatrice O'Brien after 22 years of marriage

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi