Bernardo O’Higgins approved Chile’s Declaration of Independence 1818

#OnThisDay 1817 Bernardo O’Higgins (whose father was from Sligo but never met) & General Captain José de San Martín defeated a Spanish army at the Battle of Chacabuco, Chile. Exactly a year later, O’Higgins approved the Chilean Declaration of Independence. #Ireland #History

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