On January 1, 1804, Haiti first declared independence after leading a successful revolution starting in 1791.
Haitian Independence Day is celebrated annually on Jan. 1 to acknowledge Haiti’s independence from France.
Celebration of Haiti’s 212th year of Independence. Embassy of Haiti. (n.d.). Retrieved December 15, 2022, from https://www.haiti.org/celebration-of-haiti-s-212th-year-of-independence/