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'''1791''' is the year of the [[vodou]] ceremonies at [[Bois Caïman]] and the start of the [[Boukman Rebellion]]
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'''1791''' is the year of the [[vodou]] ceremonies at [[Bois Caïman]] and the start of the [[Boukman Rebellion]]. And Michel Etienne Descourtilz gives a French version of the ''[[History of the Disasters in Saint-Domingue]]''.
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==February==
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* The [[mulatto]] rebel [[Vincent Ogé]] was executed by the French on '''February 6, 1791''' after a failed revolt.
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==May==
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* On '''May 15, 1791''', the French legislature passed racial reforms urged by [[Julien Raimond]], giving wealthy free-born men of color the right to vote in the colonies.
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==August==
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* [[Boukman]] leads the [[Bois Caïman|vodou ceremony at Bois Caïman]] on '''August 14, 1791'''. This sparks the [[Boukman Rebellion]] and also marks the start of the Haitian Revolution.
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==October==
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* '''October 15, 191''' Toussaint has joiined the revolution and writes [[Toussaint letter to Biassou during Boukman Rebellion|this letter]] to [[Biassou]].
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==November==
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The French Commissioners [[Frédéric de Mirbeck|Ignace-Frédéric de Mirbeck]], [[Saint-Léger]] and [[Philippe-Rose Roume de Saint-Laurent]] arrived in [[Saint-Domingue]] on '''November 29, 1791'''.
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[[Category:Dates of the Haitian Revolution]]

Revision as of 19:41, 23 December 2005

1791 is the year of the vodou ceremonies at Bois Caïman and the start of the Boukman Rebellion. And Michel Etienne Descourtilz gives a French version of the History of the Disasters in Saint-Domingue.

February

  • The mulatto rebel Vincent Ogé was executed by the French on February 6, 1791 after a failed revolt.

May

  • On May 15, 1791, the French legislature passed racial reforms urged by Julien Raimond, giving wealthy free-born men of color the right to vote in the colonies.

August

October

November

The French Commissioners Ignace-Frédéric de Mirbeck, Saint-Léger and Philippe-Rose Roume de Saint-Laurent arrived in Saint-Domingue on November 29, 1791.