Princess Diana, born The Honourable Diana Frances Spencer on 1 July 1961 in Norfolk. She received the style Lady Diana Spencer in 1975, when her father inherited his Earldom. Lady Diana Spencer married Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales at St Paul’s Cathedral in London on 29 July 1981. Princess Diana, The Princess of Wales, died on Sunday, 31 August 1997, following a car crash in Paris. Read Diana Frances Spencer Biography and Profile.