On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1889

Famous Weddings

Ignacy Jan Paderewski

May 31 Polish pianist, and politician Ignacy Jan Paderewski (38) weds Polish baroness, social activist, and humanitaran Helena Maria von Rosen (32) in Warsaw

Frank Lloyd Wright

Jun 1 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (21) weds socialite Catherine Tobin

Fridtjof Nansen

Sep 6 Explorer Fridtjof Nansen (27) weds mezzo-soprano singer Eva Nansen (30)

Robert Borden

Sep 25 Prime Minister of Canada Robert Borden (34) weds Laura Bond