On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in May 1880

Famous Weddings

George Eliot

May 6 Novelist Mary Ann Evans (George Eliot) (60) marries banker John Cross (40) at George's, London

Robert Louis Stevenson

May 19 Novelist Robert Louis Stevenson (29) weds Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne (40) in San Francisco