On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in History in 1884

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 19 Painter Thomas Eakins (39) weds painter and photographer Susan Macdowell (32) in a Quaker ceremony

Painter Thomas Eakins
Painter
Thomas Eakins

LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 24 Abolitionist Frederick Douglass marries his second wife suffragist Helen Pitts

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Abolitionist
Frederick Douglass
  • May 1 "Poems of Passion" author Ella Wheeler Wilcox (33) weds Robert M. Wilcox in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

LoveWedding of Interest

May 3 Mechanical engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor (28) weds Louise M. Spooner

Mechanical Engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor
Mechanical Engineer
Frederick Winslow Taylor

LoveWedding of Interest

May 29 Irish writer Oscar Wilde marries Constance Lloyd at St. James Church, Paddington, London

Writer and Poet Oscar Wilde
Writer and Poet
Oscar Wilde

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 1 Politician William Jennings Bryan (24) weds Mary sweetheart Elizabeth Baird

US Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan
US Secretary of State
William Jennings Bryan