Sr Justo Gonzalez creates the first blend of Ron San Pablo (gold) in Cuba and begins selling this in his own country
August Damian Jonckheer (AD) begins selling various merchandise (mostly shoes) from his garage in Brionplein, Otrobanda. Contact is made between Justo Gonzalez and A.D. Jonckheer and export of Ron San Pablo begins. The first bottles of Ron San Pablo (gold) arrive during this period
August Damian officially incorporates and starts his own importing company: Handelmaatschappij A.D. Jonckheer N.V.
AD Jonckheer produces the first small batch of Ron San Pablo in Curaçao, creating the first Curaçao rum.
The Cuban Revolution ends, and the Cuban distillery is closed down. The entire stock of Ron San Pablo is sent in barrels to Curaçao by Justo Gonzalez
A.D. Jonckheer buys the Ron San Pablo recipes and company from Justo Gonzalez and builds the Ron San Pablo production facility in Curaçao
Ron San Pablo enjoys its greatest period, becoming the most popular rum on the island and synonymous with Curaçao