Korngold, p. 12) 8,000 plantations were producing crops for export. (Geggus, p. 5)
- On June 20 deputies of the Third Estate swore the Tennis Court Oath at Versailles. This marks the start of the French Revolution. This revolution had an profound impact on the revolutionary events in Saint-Domingue, whose beginnings are usually dated to the meeting at Bois Caïman, the event that started the Boukman Rebellion in 1791.
- On August 26 the French National Constituent Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen.
- One of the leaders of the Saint-Domingue mulattos, Julien Raimond, and the French abolitionist and member of the Société des Amis des Noirs, Henri Grégoire meet.
- Geggus, David Patrick (2002). Haitian Revolutionary Studies (Blacks in the Diaspora). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. ISBN 0-253-34104-3.
- Korngold, Ralph (1944). Citizen Toussaint. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. LCCN 44007566.
- Wikipedia contributors (2006). Tennis Court Oath. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14:41, May 5, 2006 .