On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1846

Famous Weddings

Gioachino Rossini

Aug 16 Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioachino Rossini marries 2nd wife Olympe PĂ©lissier in Paris

Ellen G. White

Aug 30 Author and Christian pioneer Ellen G. White (18) weds preacher James Springer White (25) in Portland, Maine

Wedding of Interest

Sep 12 Poet and playwright Robert Browning (34) weds fellow poet Elizabeth Barrett (40) at Marylebone Church in London

Charles Tupper

Oct 8 Prime Minister of Canada Charles Tupper (25) weds Frances Amelia Morse (20) in Amherst, Nova Scotia