On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1880

Weddings in History

John Muir

Apr 14 Philosopher John Muir (41) weds Louisa Strentzel

George Eliot

May 6 Novelist Mary Ann Evans (George Eliot) (60) marries banker John Cross (40) at George's, London

Robert Louis Stevenson

May 19 Novelist Robert Louis Stevenson (29) weds Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne (40) in San Francisco

Theodore Roosevelt

Oct 27 Theodore Roosevelt, later 26th US President marries Alice Hathaway Lee, on his 22nd birthday