Engagement of Prince Rainier III of Monaco and Grace Kelly, 1956

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The Engagement of Prince Rainier III of Monaco and American Actress Grace Kelly was announced at the Kelly Family Home in Philadelphia on this day in 1956, followed a Press Conference at the Philadelphia Country Club. The couple got married in April, and had three children before her tragic death in 1982.

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The following day, Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly hosted a celebratory Ball at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, which was attended by many members of New York High Society.

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