On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on August 1

Weddings in History

  • 1404 Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland

Charles VI

1708 Future Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI (32) marries Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (16) at the church of Santa María del Mar, Barcelona

Niels Bohr

1912 Physicist Niels Bohr (26) weds Margrethe Norlund at a civil ceremony in Slagelse, Denmark