On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on May 5

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

1761 Jurist William Blackstone (37) weds Sarah Clitherow

  • 1797 Napoleon I's sister Elisa marries Felix Bacciochi

LoveWedding of Interest

1885 Author Gerhart Hauptmann (22) weds Marie Thienemann

Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann

LoveWedding of Interest

1963 Iraqi President Saddam Hussein (26) weds teacher Sajida Talfah (26)

Iraqi President and Dictator Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President and Dictator
Saddam Hussein