On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1862

Famous Weddings

Dmitri Mendeleev

Apr 27 Chemist Dmitri Mendeleev (28) weds Feozva Nikitichna Leshcheva at Nikolaev Engineering Institute's church in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Sep 16 Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii (1891-93) marries John Owen Dominis

Leo Tolstoy

Sep 23 Russian novelist and author of "War and Peace" Leo Tolstoy (34) marries Sophia Andreevna Behrs (18) daughter of a physician