In 1793 Jean Kina's Corps enters British pay.
- As a result of the French Revolution, King Louis XVI is executed in Paris, on January 21, 1793. See the image: Execution of Louis XVI.
- Toussaint and troops begin fighting for Spain and Governor-General Gilbaud flees the Saint-Domingue civil war with 10,000 white refugees and 100 ships, bound for Baltimore.
- On August 29, 1793 French commissioner Léger Félicité Sonthonax issues a decree to abolish slavery in the northern part of Saint-Domingue under his control.