On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on March 23

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

1779 Botanist Joseph Banks (36) weds Dorothea Hugessen

Botanist and explorer Joseph Banks
Botanist and explorer
Joseph Banks
  • 1923 Writer Anaïs Nin (Delta of Venus) marries banker and artist Hugh Parker Guiler in Havana, Cuba
  • 2008 France's former first lady Cecilia Ciganer-Albeniz (50) weds Moroccan-born public relations executive Richard Attias (48) in Manhattan, New York

Divorces in History


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1769 Augustus FitzRoy, English Duke of Grafton divorces the Duchess of Grafton, (formerly Hon. Anne Liddell) by an Act of Parliament

British Prime Minister Augustus FitzRoy
British Prime Minister
Augustus FitzRoy