Weddings & Divorces in History on June 12

Weddings in History

Frederick the Great

1733 King of Prussia Frederick the Great (21) weds duchess Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern (18) at Schloss Salzdahlum in Wolfenbüttel, Germany

Guglielmo Marconi

1927 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) weds Maria Cristina Bezzi-Scali

Jim Jones

1949 Religious leader Jim Jones (18) weds nurse Marceline Baldwin

  • 1971 Tricia Nixon & Edward F Cox marry at White House

Neil Armstrong

1994 Astronaut Neil Armstrong (63) marries second wife Carol Held Knight