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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1811 AD

January

January 2: U.S. Senator Thomas Pickering is 1st senator censured (revealed confidential documents communicated by the president of the U.S.)
January 9: 1st Women's Golf Tournament held
January 10: Louisiana slaves rebell in 2 parishes

February

February 2: Russian settlers establish Ft. Ross trading post, north of SF
February 11: President Madison prohibits trade with Britain for 3rd time in 4 years
February 20: Austria declares bankruptcy

March

March 1: Egyptian king Muhammad Ali Pasha oversees ceremonial murder of 500
March 1: French Civil Code of Criminal law accepted by Netherlands Mamelukes in Cairo's Citadel

April

April 12: 1st U.S. colonists on Pacific coast arrive at Cape Disappointment, WA

May

May 14: Paraguay gains independence from Spain (National Day)
May 16: Peninsular War-Allies defeat French at Albuera

July

July 5: Venezuela, 1st South American country to gain independence from Spain

September

September 18: English expeditionary army conquerors Dutch Indies

October

October 6: French emperor Napoleon visits Utrecht
October 11: The Juliana, 1st steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation
October 29: 1st Ohio River steamboat leaves Pittsburgh for New Orleans

November

November 2: Battle of Tippecanoe: General Jackson vs. indians
November 5: El Salvador's 1st battle against Spain for independence
November 7: Battle of Tippecanoe, gave Harrison a presidential slogan
November 11: Cartagena Colombia declares independence from Spain
November 16: Earthquake in Missouri caused the Mississippi River to flow backwards

December

December 15: Earthquake hits New Madrid, Missouri
December 16: 8.0 earthquake shakes New Madrid, Missouri
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