On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on March 11

Famous Weddings

William Shakespeare

1302 Romeo & Juliet's wedding day, according to Shakespeare

  • 1598 Countess Charlotte of Nassau marries duke Claude de la Tremoille

Horatio Nelson

1787 Naval officer Horatio Nelson (28) weds Frances Nisbet at Montpelier Estate on the island of Nevis

Mike Wallace

1949 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (30) weds actress Buff Cobb (21) in Cook County, Illinois

Mandy Moore

2009 Actress and singer Mandy Moore (28) weds alt-country/rock singer-songwriter Ryan Adams (37) in Savannah, Georgia

Famous Divorces

Agnes Moorehead

1958 Actress Agnes Moorehead (57) divorces actor and film director Robert Gist (40) after 5 years of marriage