Events in year of 1810

  • 02-011st insurance co managed by blacks (American Insurance Co of Philadelphia)
  • 02-01Seville, Spain surrenders to French
  • 02-01US Population: 7,239,881, Black population: 1,377,808 (19%)
  • 02-11Napoleon marries Marie-Louise of Austria
  • 02-281st US fire insurance joint-stock company organized, Philadelphia
  • 03-06Illinois passes 1st state vaccination legislation in US
  • 03-11Emperor Napoleon married by proxy to Archduchess Marie Louise
  • 03-18"Converse, " 1st US opera, premieres in New York
  • 05-03Lord Byron swims Hellespont
  • 05-25Argentina declares independence from Napoleonic Spain (National Day)
  • 06-23John Jacob Astor organizes Pacific Fur Co (Astoria, Oregon)
  • 07-01Louis Napoleon resigns as King of the Netherlands
  • 07-04French troops occupy Amsterdam
  • 07-10Emperor Napoleon corpse leaves Netherlands for France
  • 07-20Colombia declares independence from Spain
  • 09-16Mexico issues Grito de Dolores, which called for the end of Spanish rule Mexican Independence Day celebrates this event
  • 09-18Chile declares independence from Spain (National Day)
  • 10-26US annexes western Florida
  • 10-27US annexes West Florida from Spain
  • 12-10Tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in 1st interracial boxing championship (40 rounds)
  • 12-151st Irish magazine in US, Shamrock, is published
  • 12-22British frigate Minotaur sinks killing 480

People born in year of 1810

  • 01-03Eliza Von Bretton di Zerega: Danish West Indies, Baroness
  • 01-05Auguste Mermet: Composer
  • 01-08Robert Schumann: Zwickau, Germany -- Composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)
  • 01-12Ferdinand II: King of Sicily
  • 01-29Earnest E Kummer: German mathematician
  • 01-31Daniel Ruggles: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897
  • 02-01Charles Lenox Remond: Salem, Massachusetts -- Famous black
  • 02-05Ole Bull: Composer
  • 02-08Norbert Burgmuller: Composer
  • 02-11Loisa Puget: Composer
  • 02-22Holger Simon Paulli: Composer
  • 02-28Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink: Dutch historian
  • 03-02Leo XIII [Vincenzo G Pecci]: 256th Pope (1878-1903)
  • 03-09Jean-Georges Kastner: Composer
  • 03-15Aernout Drost: Dutch literary (Hermingard van de Eikenterpen)
  • 03-27A Glabbrenner: Writer
  • 04-06Philip Gosse: Intentor of institutional aquarium, writer (Omphalos)
  • 04-23Thomas Wright: Historian
  • 04-28Daniel Ullmann: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
  • 05-02Hans Christian Lumbye: Composer
  • 05-08James Cooper: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
  • 05-09Louis Gallait: Historical painter
  • 05-09WFLC Marianne: Princess of Orange-Nassau / Daughter of King Willem I
  • 05-10James Shields: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1879
  • 05-15Jacob Thompson: (Confederacy), died in 1885
  • 05-24Abraham Geiger: Theologian / author / Leader of Reform Judaism
  • 05-28Alexandre Calamo: Switzerland -- Painter / etcher / lithographer
  • 05-29Erasmus Darwin Keyes: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
  • 05-29Juan B Alberdi [Figarillo]: Argentina -- Politician / writer
  • 05-29Solomon Meredith: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1875

People died in year of 1810

  • 01-07Joseph Lipavsky: Composer, dies at 37
  • 01-28Andrew Hofer: Tyrolian rebel against French and Bavarians, shot dead
  • 02-20Johann Friedrich Kranz: Composer, dies at 57
  • 02-24Henry Cavendish: Physicist / chemist
  • 02-26Johann Ernst Rembt: Composer, dies at 60
  • 03-07Albertus H Wiese: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies, dies at about 48
  • 03-21Philippe-Joseph van den Berghe graaf Limmighe: Brabants ships
  • 04-07Pieter L van de Kasteele: Dutch politician / patriot, dies at 61
  • 04-10Konrad Back: Composer, dies at 60
  • 04-11Jakob Zupan: Composer, dies at 75
  • 06-01Johann Paul Wessely: Composer, dies at 47
  • 06-13J G Seume: Writer, dies at 47
  • 07-15Jean-Baptiste Rey: Composer, dies at 75
  • 07-19Luise: Queen of Prussia / Wife of Frederik Willem III, dies at 34
  • 09-09Johann Baptiste Hagenauer: Austrian sculptor, dies at 78
  • 09-20Wouter J van Troostwijk: Painter, dies at 28
  • 10-21Franz Teyber: Composer, dies at 52
  • 11-01Georg Anton Kreusser: Composer, dies at 64
  • 11-11Johann Zoffany: Painter, dies at 77
  • 11-26Nicolas Etienne Framery: Composer, dies at 65
  • 12-19Johann Heinrich Egli: Composer, dies at 68

Events in year of 1811

  • 01-02US Sen Thomas Pickering is 1st senator censured (revealed confidential documents communicated by the President of the US)
  • 01-08Louisiana slave revolt by Charles Deslondes at German Coast
  • 01-10Louisiana slaves rebell in 2 parishes
  • 02-02Russian settlers establish Ft Ross trading post, north of San Francisco
  • 02-11President Madison prohibits trade with Britain for 3rd time in 4 years
  • 02-20Austria declares bankruptcy
  • 03-01Egyptian King Muhammad Ali Pasha oversees ceremonial murder of 500
  • 04-121st US colonists on Pacific coast arrive at Cape Disappointment, Washington
  • 05-14Paraguay gains independence from Spain (National Day)
  • 05-16Peninsular War-Allies defeat French at Albuera
  • 07-05Venezuela, 1st South American country to gain independence from Spain
  • 09-18English expeditionary army conquerors Dutch Indies
  • 10-06French Emperor Napoleon visits Utrecht
  • 10-11The Juliana, 1st steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation
  • 10-291st Ohio River steamboat leaves Pittsburgh for New Orleans
  • 11-02Battle of Tippecanoe: General Jackson vs. indians
  • 11-07Battle of Tippecanoe, gave Harrison a presidential slogan
  • 11-11Cartagena Colombia declares independence from Spain
  • 11-16Earthquake in Missouri caused the Mississippi River to flow backwards
  • 12-15Earthquake hits New Madrid, Missouri
  • 12-168.0 earthquake shakes New Madrid, Missouri

People born in year of 1811

  • 01-05Cyrus Hamlin: Educator / Missionary (est Robert College, Turkey)
  • 01-06Charles Sumner: Leading Reconstruction Senator, died in 1874
  • 02-03Horace Greeley: Editor ("Go west, young man")
  • 02-08Edwin Denison Morgan: Confederate States Secretary of War, died in 1883
  • 02-15Domingo F Sarmiento: President of Argentina (1868-74)
  • 02-23George Washington Hewitt: Composer
  • 02-24Daniel A Payne: Bishop / Reformer / educator of AME Church
  • 02-24Edward Dickinson Baker: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1861
  • 02-25Carl Schuberth: Composer
  • 02-27[Catherine] Mildred Lee: Daughter of US General Robert E Lee
  • 03-01Robert Christie Buchanan: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1878
  • 03-03Vissarion Belinsky: Sveaborg, Finland -- Russian author (Literary Review)
  • 03-07Christian Heinrich Hohmann: Composer
  • 03-11Marsena Rudolph Patrick: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 03-11Urbain Jean Joseph le Verrier: Co-discoverer (Neptune)
  • 03-15Robert Allen: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1886
  • 03-20George Caleb Bingham: United States -- Politician / painter (Country Election)
  • 03-23Camille Marie Stamaty: Composer
  • 03-23Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert: Composer
  • 03-30Angelo Catelani: Italian composer / conductor
  • 03-31Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen: Germany -- Chemist (Bunsen Burner)
  • 04-17Ann Sheppard Mounsey: Composer
  • 05-11Chang & Eng Bunker: Chinese Siamese twins
  • 05-24Charles Clark: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1877
  • 06-07James Young Simpson: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Obsterician (used chloroform)
  • 06-17Jon Sigurdsson: Iceland -- Leader / collects Icelandic legends
  • 06-19Henry Prince: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
  • 06-24John Archibald Campbell: Confederate States Assistant Secretary of War, died in 1889
  • 07-11Joseph Lanman: Comm (Union Navy), died in 1874
  • 07-18William Makepeace Thackeray: England, United Kingdom -- Victorian Novelist (Vanity Fair)

People died in year of 1811

  • 01-08Friedrich Nicolai: Writer
  • 01-08Samuel Story: Dutch rear Admiral (Battle of Kamperduin), dies at 58
  • 02-09Nevil Maskelyne: 5th Astronomer Royal of England (1765-1811)
  • 03-14August Henry Fitzroy: English Premier (1768-70), dies at 75
  • 03-19Frantisek Adam Mica: Composer, dies at 65
  • 04-03Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen: Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83
  • 04-05Robert Raikes: Founder of Sunday Schools
  • 04-15Ernest Louis Muller: Composer, dies at 70
  • 05-12Louis-Charles-Joseph Rey: Composer, dies at 52
  • 06-11Charles Frederick: Liberal ruler of Baden, dies at 82
  • 06-19Samuel Chase: US judge (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 70
  • 07-19Christian Gotthilf Tag: Composer, dies at 76
  • 07-27Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla: Mexican priest / freedom fighter, executed
  • 07-28Heinrich J von Collin: Austria dramatist / Poet (Coriolan)
  • 07-31Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla: Mexican hero priest, executed by Spanish
  • 08-02William Williams: US Merchant / signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 80
  • 08-03Sebastiaan C Nederburgh: Dutch Director-General of East Indies Co, dies at 49
  • 08-12John FE Acton: Cruel Premier of Naples, dies at 77
  • 08-18Johann Heinrich Zang: Composer, dies at 78
  • 09-03Ignaz Franzl: Composer, dies at 75
  • 09-06Julien-Amable Mathieu: Composer, dies at 77
  • 09-08Peter S Pallas: German geologist / zoologist, dies at 69
  • 09-30Thomas Percy: English Bishop of Dromore, dies at 82
  • 10-07August R van Hekeren van Suideras: Dutch orangist, dies at 68
  • 11-08Charles F Bentinck: Dutch Minister of Colonies, dies at 47
  • 11-21Heinrich W von Kleist: German playwright, dies at 34
  • 12-07Ignaz Spangler: Composer, dies at 54
  • 12-17John Antes: Composer, dies at 71
  • 12-17Louis-Abet Deffroy de Reigny: Composer, dies at 54