On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1812

Historical Events

  • Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry signs a redistricting bill - first "gerrymander"

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlexander H. Stephens

Alexander H. Stephens, US Confederate Vice President, born in Crawfordville, Georgia (d. 1883)

Confederate States VP Alexander H. Stephens
Confederate States VP
Alexander H. Stephens
  • Benjamin Franklin Sands, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1883)
1812 Highlights

About February 11, 1812

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 209 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius