Princess Diana laughed and smiled during official engagements with Prince Charles. But the reason for it supposedly goes beyond her being a generally friendly, bubbly, or engaging person.
Reports say she became more animated on public outings with Charles to annoy him. Keep reading to find out what sad incident on a royal tour with Charles came before the shift in Diana’s behavior.
After approximately 12 dates, Charles proposed to Diana, then known as Lady Diana Spencer. Despite both wanting to call off the royal wedding, they went through with the ceremony.
On July 29, 1981, Diana became an official member of the British royal family when she and Charles married. Their wedding took place at St. Paul’s Cathedral in front of notable guests while millions watched on TV from all over the world.
The bride called the groom by the wrong name while reciting her vows and they didn’t kiss after the ceremony. The mishap led to Charles and Diana’s kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, which remains a royal wedding tradition even today.