Historical Events in February 1810

  • Feb 1 1st insurance company managed by blacks (American Insurance Co of Philadelphia)
  • Feb 1 Seville, Spain surrenders to French
  • Feb 1 US Population: 7,239,881, Black population: 1,377,808 (19%)
  • Feb 4 Royal Navy seizes Guadeloupe.


Feb 20 Andreas Hofer, Tyrolean patriot and leader of rebellion against Napoleon's forces, executed.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Feb 28 1st US fire insurance joint-stock company organized, Philadelphia