Engagement Events in History

2010 Event - The engagement of Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter Zara Phillips to Mike Tindall, a Rugby Union player, is announced

1992 Event - Japanese crown prince Naruhito announces engagement to Masaka Owada

1990 Event - Ted Turner and Jane Fonda announce their engagement

1982 Event - English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England

1981 Event - Britain's Prince Charles announces engagement to Lady Diana Spencer

1978 Event - 1st daughter Susan Ford announces engagement to Charles F. Vance

1968 Event - Jane Asher breaks her engagement with Paul McCartney on live TV

1967 Event - Julie Nixon and David Eisenhower announce their engagement

1965 Event - Princess Beatrice and Claus von Amsberg announce engagement

1947 Event - Britain's Princess Elizabeth and Lt Philip Mountbatten's engagement

1865 Event - S Brownsville, Texas (Palmito Ranch) Final engagement of Civil War PVT John J Williams of 34th Indiana is last man killed

1864 Event - Naval Engagement at Reynoldsburg Island

1864 Event - Naval Engagement at Bahia Harbor Brazil-CSS Florida vs USS Wachusett

1864 Event - Last engagement in series of battles known as Spotsylvania

1864 Event - Naval Engagement at Cherbourg, FR: USS Kearsage vs. CSS Alabama

1863 Event - Naval Engagement at Warsaw Sound GA-USS Weehawken vs CSS Atlanta

1863 Event - Naval Engagement at Havana Cuba-USS Henrick Hudson vs BR Wild Pigeon

1863 Event - Naval engagement near Galveston between CSS Alabama and USS Hatteras

1862 Event - Naval Engagement at Yazoo River, MS (USS CAIRO torpedoed)

1862 Event - Naval Engagement at Pascagoula River MS: USS Potomac Expedition

1862 Event - Naval Engagement at Hampton Roads, Virginia CSS Virginia, Jamestown and Yorktown vs USS Cumberland, Congress and Monitor

1862 Event - Naval Engagement at Tennessee River - USS Conestago vs CSS Appleton Belle

1861 Event - Naval Engagement at Charleston, South Carolina USS Flag vs BR Alert

1861 Event - Naval Engagement at Fernandina, FL-USS Vincennes ends rebel blockade

1861 Event - Naval Engagement at Wilmington North Carolina - USS Daylight establishes blockade

1504 Event - Settle engagement of Karel of Luxembourg and Claudia the Beaujeu

1347 Event - Engagement of Count Louis of Male to Margaretha to daughter of Jan III