This Day in History: 08/28/1996 - Charles and Diana divorce - HISTORY

This Day in History: 08/28/1996 - Charles and Diana divorce

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Princess Diana and Prince Charles became divorced on August 28 after their marriage fell apart. With a fairy tale wedding, and two sons, the divorce became final. This and other events are recapped in this video clip from This Day In History. Russ Mitchell tells us that the first American born Catholic Saint was born on this day in New York City, and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin ordered for an evacuation of the city before Hurricane Katrina. Also, over 200,000 people marched on Washington as part of the Civil Rights Movement, and to hear Martin Luther King Jr's speech. He said the famous line, "I have a dream", on that day.

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