On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History on September 27

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

1759 Political activist Thomas Paine (22) weds household servant Mary Lambert (21)

Voice of the American Revolution Thomas Paine
Voice of the American Revolution
Thomas Paine

LoveWedding of Interest

1865 Physicist Johannes van der Waals (27) weds Anna Magdalena Smit (18)

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals

LoveWedding of Interest

1876 Poet Frederic Mistral (46) weds Marie Louise Aimee Rivière

Provencal Poet Frederic Mistral
Provencal Poet
Frederic Mistral

LoveWedding of Interest

1920 Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies (25) weds Pattie Maie Leckie (21) at Kew Presbyterian Church in Melbourne, Australia

12th Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies
12th Australian Prime Minister
Robert Menzies
  • 1947 Fantasy and sci-fiction writer Ray Bradbury (27) weds Marguerite McClure (25)