|Wedding of Charles, Prince of|
Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer
|Date||29 July 1981, 11:20 am BST|
|Venue||St Paul's Cathedral|
|Location||London, United Kingdom|
|Participants|| Charles, Prince of Wales,|
Lady Diana Spencer,
The wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer took place on Wednesday, 29 July 1981 at St Paul's Cathedral, London, United Kingdom. The ceremony was a traditional Church of England wedding service. Notable figures in attendance included many members of royal families from across the world, republican heads of state, and members of the bride's and groom's families. Their marriage was widely billed as a "fairytale wedding" and the "wedding of the century". It was watched by an estimated global TV audience of 750 million. The United Kingdom had a national holiday on that day to mark the wedding. The couple separated in 1992 and divorced in 1996.