On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on September 11

Weddings in History

Friedrich Engels

1878 German philosopher Friedrich Engels (57) marries Lizzie Burns (51), hours before her death in London

Agatha Christie

1930 Mystery writer Agatha Christie (39) weds archaeologist Max Mallowan (26)

  • 1941 Belgium King Leopold secretly marries Lilian Baels
  • 1983 Fashion designer Donna Karen marries Stephan Weiss

Divorces in History

  • 1977 TV's Rhoda gets divorced