On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on June 3

Weddings in History

Peter the Cruel

1353 Peter of Castile [Peter the Cruel] (18) marries Blanch of Bourbon (14) in Valladolid, Spain. Peter abandons her 2 days later for his secret wife Maria de Padilla.

William Lamb

1805 Lady Caroline Ponsonby (19) marries future Prime Minister William Lamb, Lord Melbourne (26) in London

  • 1941 Author Irving Wallace marries writer Sylvia Kahn