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  • 2018
    • Vietnam: Paris ceasefire accords

    • 27 January 1973
    • 27 January 2018
    • The United States and North Vietnam signed a ceasefire agreement in Paris. The negotiation led by Lê Duc Tho for Vietnam and Henry Kissinger for the US, would put an end to ten years of war.
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    • The independence of Kosovo is unilaterally proclaimed on 17th Feb 2008 during an extraordinary session of the Kosovar provisional parliament who declare their independence, much to the dislike of the Serbian authorities.
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    • Independence of Kosovo
    • 17 February 2008
    • 17 February 2018
    • Death of Claude François

    • 11 March 1978
    • 11 March 2018
    • Claude François (1939-1978) was an extremely popular French singer and producer in the 1960s and 70s. Many of his songs were great hits. They included “Belles ! Belles ! Belles !”, “Cette année là”, “Magnolias for ever”, “Alexandrie, Alexandra”and the French version of "I did it my way", “Comme d’habitude”.
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    • The French sailor, Eric Tabarly (1931-1998) disappears at sea off the Welsh coast. He influenced generations of French sailors, founded a French style of offshore racing by taking many young crew members on board his yacht.
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    • The French navigator, Eric Tabarly, goes missing at sea off
    • 13 June 1998
    • 13 June 2018
    • Birth of Leonard Bernstein

    • 25 August 1918
    • 25 August 2018
    • The American composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) wrote the score of the celebrated musical "West Side Story" and was Director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra for 11 years.
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    • 20 January 1946
    • 20 January 2018
    • Général de Gaulle's resignation

    • After 18 months at the head of the provisional government, General de Gaulle suddenly announced he was resigning. The reason was a disagreement with the Communist Party on drafting the new constitution. He remained absent from the political stage for 12 years.
    • 20 January 1946
    • 20 January 2018
    • Birth of David Lynch

    • David Lynch is an American film director, photographer, musician and artist, who made "Elephant Man" (1980), "Blue Velvet" (1986) and "Mulholland Drive" (2001). He also directed the famous "Twin Peaks" series.
    • 20 January 1977
    • 20 January 2018
    • Patrick Henry sentenced to life imprisonment

    • Patrick Henry, charged with the kidnapping and murder of an 8-year-old child, escaped the death penalty. Following an impassioned speech for the defence by his lawyer, Maître Robert Badinter, arguing against the death penalty, Henry was sentenced to life in prison.
    • 20 January 1993
    • 20 January 2018
    • Death of Audrey Hepburn

    • Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) was a British actress. After setting out for a career in dancing, she became a legendary Hollywood star, with a string of hit movies including "War and Peace", "Sabrina", "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "My Fair Lady".
    • 20 January 1996
    • 20 January 2018
    • Yasser Arafat is elected President of the Palestinian Authority

    • First general election in the West Bank and Gaza. Yasser Arafat is elected President of the Palestinian Authority with 88% of the vote.
    • 20 January 2017
    • 20 January 2018
    • Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States

    • During the inaugural, the President- and Vice President-elect take their oath and take office.
    • 21 January 1947
    • 21 January 2018
    • Birth of singer Michel Jonasz

    • Author, composer, singer and also actor, Michel Jonasz is best known for writing the songs "La Boîte de jazz", "Joueurs de blues", and "Super Nana".
    • 21 January 1976
    • 21 January 2018
    • First regular flights of the Concorde

    • The Franco-British supersonic airplane made its first commercial flights. The UK opened the Heathrow-Bahrain line to the United Arab Emirates, while France opened a line from Orly to Rio de Janeiro. Regular flights to the United States were authorised in February.
    • 22 January 1972
    • 22 January 2018
    • EEC enlargement

    • In Brussels, Ireland (Eire), the UK, Denmark and Norway signeda treaty to join the European Common Market. On 1 January 1973, the British, Danish and Irish joined the EEC, while the Norwegians rejected the idea in a referendum.
    • 22 January 1994
    • 22 January 2018
    • Death of Jean-Louis Barrault

    • Jean-Louis Barrault (1910-1994) was an actor, stage manager and theatre director. He founded the Renaud-Barrault theatre company with his wife Madeleine Renaud.
    • 22 January 2007
    • 22 January 2018
    • Death of l'Abbé Pierre

    • Henri Grouès, aka l’Abbé Pierre (1912-2007) founded Emmaüs (a French charity and reinsertion organisation). As a resistant, a pacifist and a man of religion, he dedicated his life to human rights and the struggle against poverty and social inequalities.
    • 22 January 2018
    • Paris Fashion Week: Haute Couture

    • Spring-Summer Haute Couture Fashion show in Paris
    • 23 January 1989
    • 23 January 2018
    • Death of Salvador Dali

    • Salvador Dali (1904-1989) was a Catalan painter, sculptor, engraver, screenwriter and writer of Spanish nationality. He was considered to be one of the figureheads of Surrealism and one of the best known painters of the 20th century.
    • 23 January 2002
    • 23 January 2018
    • Death of Bourdieu

    • Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002), was a French sociologist. He made several studies about male domination, the role of art, the breakdown of the educational system as a social ladder, the persistence of inequalities and the excesses of the media.
    • 24 January 1965
    • 24 January 2018
    • Death of Winston Churchill

    • Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was a British statesman. HIs decisive action as Prime Minister of the UK from 1940 to 1945, and the role he played during the Second World War, in addition to his talent as an orator made him one of the great politicians of the 20th century.
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