October 1811 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 6 French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte visits Utrecht

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Oct 11 The Juliana, 1st steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation
  • Oct 29 1st Ohio River steamboat leaves Pittsburgh for New Orleans

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 17 Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (owned land in Mich)
  • Oct 18 Hugh Thompson Reid, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1874)
  • Oct 25 Évariste Galois, French mathematician (d. 1832)
  • Oct 27 Stevens Thomson Mason, first Governor of Michigan (d. 1843)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 7 August R van Hekeren van Suideras, Dutch orangist, dies at 68
  • Oct 11 Johann Conrad Ammann, Swiss physician and naturalist (b. 1724)
  • Oct 15 Nathaniel Dance-Holland, English painter (b. 1735)