Historical Events in February 1811

  • Feb 2 Russian settlers establish Ft Ross trading post, north of San Francisco

Appointment of Interest

Feb 5 Prince George, Prince of Wales, later George IV, is appointed as Prince-Regent after his father King George III is recognized as insane due to mental illness

  • Feb 11 President Madison prohibits trade with Britain for 3rd time in 4 years
  • Feb 20 Austria declares bankruptcy