On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on June 3

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

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.

King of Castille and Leon Peter the Cruel
King of Castille and Leon
Peter the Cruel

LoveWedding of Interest

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

British Prime Minister William Lamb
British Prime Minister
William Lamb

LoveWedding of Interest

1937 Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France

King of the United Kingdom Edward VIII
King of the United Kingdom
Edward VIII
Duchess of Windsor Wallis Simpson
Duchess of Windsor
Wallis Simpson
  • 1941 Author Irving Wallace marries writer Sylvia Kahn