Notable events on this day, 10th May, in years gone by:

Friday 10th May 1929
The Age of Marriage Act 1929 raised the minimum age of marriage in England and Scotland to 16 years old. (From 1753 until then it had been fixed at fourteen for men and twelve for women.)



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