On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in August 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