Today in African History

Today in African History: January 1

Greetings and shalom, everyone! On this day of the Gregorian calendar, January 1, we remember the following events in global African history:

Year Territory Event
1804  Haiti Independence Day
1852  Colombia Abolition of Slavery
1852 Panama Abolition of Slavery
1863 USA Emancipation Proclamation Day (Note: Enslaved Africans would not be fully emancipated until June 19, 1865).

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