Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1895

Famous Weddings

Ida B. Wells

Jun 27 American journalist Ida B. Wells (32) weds American attorney Ferdinand L. Barnett (43) at Bethel AME Church in Chicago

Mata Hari

Jul 11 Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan and accused spy Mata Hari (18) weds Dutch colonial army Captain Rudolph MacLeod in Amsterdam

Marie Curie

Jul 26 Physicist and chemist Maria Skłodowska (27) weds physicist Pierre Curie (36) in Sceaux, France

Harvey S. Firestone

Nov 20 American businessman and tire maker Harvey Firestone (26) weds American composer Idabelle Smith (21)

Robert Frost

Dec 19 Poet Robert Frost (21) weds Elinor Miriam White in Lawrence, Massachusetts