1907 – Francois Duvalier was born in Martinique not in Port-au-Prince on the 14th of April.
1934 – He served in Hospitals and clinics, specializing in the treatment of the tropical disease yaws or "pyan" in Haitian creole.
1939 – He was married to Simone Ovide.
1946-1950 – He was director general of the National Public Health Service and secretary of labor.
1946 – He became director general of the national health service.
1949 – He served as minister of both health and labor.
1950 – He led the resistance to President Paul Eugene Magloire.
1957 – He was the President of Haiti.
1959 – He formed a personal militia known as the Voluntary Militia for National Security alias "tonton macoute".
1961 – He rewrote the constitution and staged a single-candidate sham election.
1964 – He was later declared himself as president for life.
1966 – He persuaded the Vatican to allow him to nominate the Catholic hierarchy for Haiti.
1971 – He died on the 21st of April.