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Dominica - Notable Historical Events

Christopher ColumbusNov 3, 1493

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Dominica - Historical Events
Date Event
1493-11-03

Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica

1772-08-31

Hurricane destroy ships off Dominica

1967-02-27

Dominica gains independence from England

1967-03-01

Dominica & St Lucia gain independence from Britain

1978-11-03

Dominica gains independence from UK & adopts constitution

1990-05-28

Eugenia Charles' Dominican Freedom Party wins election in Dominica

2004-11-21

The island of Dominica is hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. The northern half of the island receives the most damage, especially the town of Portsmouth. It is also felt in neighboring Guadeloupe, where one person is killed as a result.

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Dominica - Birthdays
Date Event
1894-08-24

Jean Rhys, [Ella Williams], Dominica, writer (Voyage in the Dark)

1921-08-19

Philip A Potter, Dominica sec-gen World council of Churches

1930-05-13

Vernon Shaw, former president of Dominica

1934-9-09

Nicholas J.O. Liverpool, Dominica: Charting a Future for Paradise

1954-06-30

Pierre Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica (d. 2004)

1966-02-18

Phillip De Freitas, cricket pace bowler (in Dominica England 1986-95)

1980-02-28

Dominica Leoni, Janine Loves Jenna

Dominica - Deaths
Date Event
2004-01-06

Pierre Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica (b. 1954)

2015-06-01

Nicholas J.O. Liverpool, Dominica: Charting a Future for Paradise


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