On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on August 28

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

1775 Statesman John Hancock (38) weds hostess Dorothy Quincy (28) in Fairfield, Connecticut

Statesman John Hancock
Statesman
John Hancock
  • 1811 English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (19) elopes to Scotland with 1st wife Harriet Westbrook (16)

LoveWedding of Interest

1924 British children's writer Enid Blyton (27) marries editor Major Hugh Alexander Pollock, DSO (36)

Children's writer Enid Blyton
Children's writer
Enid Blyton
  • 1997 British-Indian novelist and essayist Salman Rushdie (50) weds Elizabeth West