On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on November 11

Weddings in History

  • 1100 Anglo Norman King Henry I marries Princess Matilda of Scotland at Westminster Abbey

LoveWedding of Interest

1838 Emma Wedgwood accepts English naturalist Charles Darwin's marriage proposal

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

LoveWedding of Interest

1858 20th US President James Garfield (26) weds Lucretia Rudolph (26) in Hiram, Ohio

20th US President James Garfield
20th US President
James Garfield
  • 1860 1st Jewish wedding in Buenos Aires Argentina

LoveWedding of Interest

1980 Novelist Norman Mailer (57) weds Norris Church (31) in Brooklyn, New York

Novelist Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer