On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on March 28

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Pretender to the British throne Bonnie Prince Charlie
Pretender to the British throne
Bonnie Prince Charlie

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet

LoveWedding of Interest

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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Musician Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

LoveWedding of Interest

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

LoveWedding of Interest

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