On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1853

Famous Weddings

Napoleon III

Jan 30 Emperor and French President Napoleon III marries Eugenie de Montijo, Countess of Teba

  • May 19 Dutch prince Henry marries princess Amalia of Saxony-Weimar

Stonewall Jackson

Aug 4 Confederate general Thomas Jackson (29) weds Elinor Junkin in Lexington

Benjamin Harrison

Oct 20 23rd US President Benjamin Harrison (20) weds music teacher Caroline Scott (21)