On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on October 28

Weddings in History

Wedding of Interest

1533 Prince Henry of France (later Henry II) (14) marries Florentine noblewoman Catherine de' Medici (14) in Marseille

Edouard Manet

1863 Painter Edouard Manet (31) weds Suzanne Leenhoff (34)

Charles Brooke

1869 Sarawak's head of state Charles Brooke (40) weds Margaret Alice Lili de Windt (20) at Highworth, Wiltshire

Joseph Stiglitz

2004 Economist Joseph Stiglitz (61) weds professor Anya Schiffrin (41) at the Municipal Building in New York

  • 2012 Bristol Palin's former fiance Levi Johnston (21) weds Sunny Oglesby (20) at Settlers Bay Lodge in Wasilla, Alaska