On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in August 1869

Famous Weddings

Ferdinand von Zeppelin

Aug 7 Inventor Ferdinand von Zeppelin (31) weds Isabella Freiin von Wolff from the house of Alt-Schwanenburg

Cornelius Vanderbilt

Aug 21 Business magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt marries second wife and cousin Frank Armstrong Crawford in London, Ontario