On This Day

February 11, 1812 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

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

Birthdays in History


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)