Seychelles in History

Historical Events

  • 1956-03-09 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested & exiled to Seychelles
  • 1975-10-01 Britain grants internal self-government to Seychelles
  • 1976-06-29 The Seychelles become independent from the United Kingdom.
  • 1976-07-31 Seychelles Independence (Independence day)
  • 1977-06-05 Coup in Seychelles (National Day)
  • 1979-06-05 Seychelles adopts constitution
  • 1981-11-25 Failed coup by South African mercenaries in Seychelles

Famous Birthdays

  • 1916-04-22 Earl of Oxford & Asquith, governor (Seychelles)
  • 1935-11-16 France-Albert Rene, president of Seychelles (1977- )