On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1898

Weddings in History

Henri Matisse

Jan 10 Painter Henri Matisse (28) weds Amélie Noellie Parayre

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Mar 6 Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar (25) weds political activist and poet Alice Ruth Moore (22) in New York

Milton S. Hershey

May 25 Chocolatier Milton S. Hershey (40) weds Catherine Sweeney at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City

Owen D. Young

Jun 13 US diplomat Owen D. Young weds Josephine Sheldon Edmonds in Southbridge, Massachusetts

Vladimir Lenin

Jul 10 Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin marries fellow revolutionary Nadezhda "Nadya" Krupskaya in Shushenskoye.