On This Day

Historical Events in February 1811

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

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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

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King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover
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  • Feb 11 President Madison prohibits trade with Britain for 3rd time in 4 years
  • Feb 20 Austria declares bankruptcy