Haiti declares independence from France

January 1

 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/

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