On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on July 28

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

1540 English King Henry VIII (49) marries Catherine Howard (16 or 17), his 5th wife

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

LoveWedding of Interest

1683 Anne Stuart, later the British Queen Anne, marries Prince George of Denmark at the Chapel Royal

Queen of England Anne Stuart
Queen of England
Anne Stuart

LoveWedding of Interest

1727 Philosopher Jonathan Edwards (23) weds Sarah Pierpont

Christian Preacher and Philosopher Jonathan Edwards
Christian Preacher and Philosopher
Jonathan Edwards

LoveWedding of Interest

1847 Chancellor Otto von Bismarck (32) weds noblewoman Johanna von Puttkamer (23) in Kolczyglowy, Poland

German Statesman Otto von Bismarck
German Statesman
Otto von Bismarck

LoveWedding of Interest

1906 Future dictator of the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin (27) weds Ekaterina Svanidze (21) at St. David's Church in Tiflis (now Tbilisi, Georgia)

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

LoveWedding of Interest

1983 Russian president Vladimir Putin (30) weds flight attendant Lyudmila Shkrebneva (25)

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • 1997 Two-time Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton (38) weds documentary director Timothy Delarm (35) in Las Vegas