On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1886

Weddings in History

Thomas Edison

Feb 24 Inventor Thomas Edison (38) marries 2nd wife Mina Miller (20) in Akron, Ohio

Paul Cézanne

Apr 28 Painter Paul Cézanne (47) weds Marie-Hortense Fiquet (36)

Grover Cleveland

Jun 2 U.S. President Grover Cleveland (49) weds Frances Folsom (21), 1st presidential marriage to be held at the White House

William Howard Taft

Jun 19 US President William Taft (28) weds Helen Herron (25) in Cincinnati, Ohio

Booker T. Washington

Aug 11 Education pioneer Booker T. Washington (30) weds Olivia Davidson (32) Athens, Ohio

Sigmund Freud

Sep 14 Neurologist Sigmund Freud (30) weds Martha Bernays (25) in Hamburg, Germany

Wedding of Interest

Dec 2 26th US President Theodore Roosevelt (28) weds second wife Edith Kermit Carow (25) in London

Juliette Gordon Low

Dec 21 Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA Juliette Gordon Low (26) weds William Mackay Low in Savannah, Georgia