On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1912

Weddings in History

John Foster Dulles

Jun 26 US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (24) weds Janet Pomeroy Avery at Auburn, New York

Niels Bohr

Aug 1 Physicist Niels Bohr (26) weds Margrethe Norlund at a civil ceremony in Slagelse, Denmark

Virginia Woolf

Aug 10 British literary figure (author of "To the Lighthouse") Virginia Woolf [nee Stephen] (30) weds political theorist Leonard Woolf (31)

Robert Baden-Powell

Oct 30 Scouting Founder Robert Baden Powell (55) marries Olave St Clair Soames (23) at St Peter's Church in Parkstone, England

Colette

Dec 19 Author Colette (39) weds "Le Matin" newspaper editor Henri de Jouvenel