Weddings & Divorces in History on June 29

Weddings in History

  • 1822 Nephew of Napoleon, biologist and ornithologist Prince Charles Bonaparte marries cousin Zenaide Bonaparte

Charlotte Brontë

1854 English Novelist and author of "Jane Eyre" Charlotte Brontë marries curate Arthur Bell Nicholls

Jonas Salk

1970 Medical researcher Jonas Salk (55) weds painter and author Françoise Gilot (48) in Paris

  • 2014 "Hart of Dixie" actress Brandi Burkhardt (35) weds Douglas Kazanjian in Annapolis, Maryland

Divorces in History

Catherine the Great

1762 Russian Tsar Peter III divorces his wife Catherine II