Dutty Boukman holds a voodoo ceremony that begins the revolution.
Port-au-Prince is burned down during the fighting between whites and mulattos.
Toussaint and his troops begin to fight for Spain.
French National Assembly abolishes slavery the all the colonies.
Toussaint, his troops, and Spain take control of the north.
Toussaint becomes commander in chief of all French armies in Saint Dominique
The War of Knives begins between Rigaud and Toussaint.
Toussaint makes a new constitution for Saint Domingue.
Toussaint claims dictatorship over Saint Dominige.
Napoleon re-establishes slavery in the French colonies.
Toussaint is captured by Napoleon's army and is sent to jail.
Toussaint loses the Battle of Ravine-à-Couleuvres.
Toussaint dies in jail.
Haiti proclaims independence.
Jean-Jacques Dessalines declares himself emperor of Haiti.
Dessalines is assassinated at Pont-Rouge.