Weddings & Divorces in History on March 1

Weddings in History

  • 1434 Jacqueline, Countess of Haintaut formally marries Frank van Borssele 2 years after first secretly marrying him

George Bancroft

1827 Father of U.S. History George Bancroft (26) weds first wife Sarah Dwight

Wernher von Braun

1947 Rocket engineer Wernher von Braun (34) weds Maria Luise von Quistorp (18) at a Lutheran church in Landshut, Bavaria, Germany

Rupert Murdoch

1956 Media magnate Rupert Murdoch marries first wife Patricia Booker