On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on March 28

Famous Weddings

Bonnie Prince Charlie

1772 Charles Edward Stuart 'the Young Pretender' (52) marries by proxy Princess Louise of Stolberg-Gedern (20)

Felix Mendelssohn

1837 German composer Felix Mendelssohn (27) marries Cécile Jeanrenaud (20)

Claude Monet

1870 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (29) weds model Camille Doncieux in Paris

Wedding of Interest

1920 Actor Douglas Fairbanks (36) marries actress Mary Pickford (28)

Nat King Cole

1948 Musician Nat King Cole (29) weds jazz singer Maria Hawkins (25) at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York

Billie Holiday

1957 Jazz musician Billie Holiday (41) weds mob enforcer Louis McKay

Jeremy Irons

1978 Actor Jeremy Irons (29) weds actress Sinéad Cusack (30)

Angelina Jolie

1996 Actress Angelina Jolie (20) weds actor Jonny Lee Miller (23)

  • 2010 "The Real Housewives of New York City" TV Personality Bethenny Frankel (39) weds Jason Hoppy at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City

Famous Divorces

  • 1849 Dutch princess Marianne & Prince Albert of Prussia separate