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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 Galbaud flees the Saint-Domingue civil war with 10,000 white refugees and 100 ships, bound for Baltimore.
- On April 11 the former Governor-General of Saint-Domingue Blanchelande is executed in Paris on the guillotine.
- 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.
- In November of 1793 the French Republican Calendar was adopted. Therefore many documents in the French colony Saint-Domingue, such as the [letters of Toussaint Louverture], use this calendar for the next decade.
- On November 5, 1793 Léger Félicité Sonthonax publishes his Broadside defending his decree to abolish slavery in the colony.