12th October

On 12th October 1968, Equatorial Guinea gained independence from Spain. The movement towards a free Equatorial Guinea started to build from the end of 1967. By early 1968, the Spanish government suspended its autonomous political control. It proposed to hold a national referendum for formulating a new constitution. This proposal was approved, and subsequently, Equatorial Guinea was declared free.

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