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==November==
 
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* In '''November of 1793''' the [[French Republican Calendar]] was adopted. Therefore many documents in the French colony Saint-Domingue, such as the [[http://thelouvertureproject.org/wiki/index.php?title=Toussaint_Louverture_related_pages&PHP#Letters_and_documents_by_Toussaint_Louverture letters of Toussaint Louverture]], use this calendar for the next decade.
 
* On '''November 5, 1793''' [[Léger Félicité Sonthonax]] publishes his [[Sonthonax Broadside (1793)|Broadside defending his decree to abolish slavery]] in the colony.
 
* On '''November 5, 1793''' [[Léger Félicité Sonthonax]] publishes his [[Sonthonax Broadside (1793)|Broadside defending his decree to abolish slavery]] in the colony.
  
 
[[Category:Dates of the Haitian Revolution]]
 
[[Category:Dates of the Haitian Revolution]]

Revision as of 10:58, 16 February 2006

Le Cap in Flames during Galbaud's attack in 1793.
In 1793 Jean Kina's Corps enters British pay.


January

February

  • Toussaint and troops begin fighting for Spain and Governor-General Galbaud flees the Saint-Domingue civil war with 10,000 white refugees and 100 ships, bound for Baltimore.

April

  • On April 11 the former Governor-General of Saint-Domingue Blanchelande is executed in Paris on the guillotine.

August

November