On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1894

Famous Weddings

  • May 28 Belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern

James Naismith

Jun 20 Basketball inventor James Naismith (32) weds Maude Evelyn Sherman (23) in Springfield, Massachusetts

Nicholas II

Nov 26 Russian emperor Nicholas II (26) weds Alexandra Feodorovna (22) at the Grand Church of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia