On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1849

Famous Weddings

Louis Pasteur

May 29 Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur (26) weds secretary Marie Laurent (23) in Strasbourg, France

John Abbott

Jul 26 Prime Minister of Canada John Abbott (28) weds Mary Bethune at bride's parents home

Famous Divorces

  • Mar 28 Dutch princess Marianne & Prince Albert of Prussia separate