On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1840

Weddings in History

Queen Victoria

Feb 10 British Queen Victoria (20) marries her cousin Albert (20) of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, later the Prince Consort at St James' Palace

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

May 1 Women's rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton (24) weds fellow abolitionist Henry Brewster Stanton (34)