On This Day

Events in History in August 1802

Important Vote

Aug 2 Napoleon Bonaparte declared "Consul for Life" after winning national referendum

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Aug 7 Napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)

Historic Event

Aug 25 Toussaint Louverture imprisoned in Fort de Joux, Jura, France

General and Revolutionary Toussaint Louverture
General and Revolutionary
Toussaint Louverture