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

Charles Darwin

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

James Garfield

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

  • 1860 1st Jewish wedding in Buenos Aires Argentina

Norman Mailer

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