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See what will be in the news tomorrow ! Find all the highlights of the year in our selected events.
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  • 2021
    • Building of the Berlin Wall

    • 12 August 1961
    • 13 August 2021
    • During the night of 12 and 13 August 1961, the East German authorities erected a wall to separate the Soviet Sector of Berlin from the part of the city under American, British and French occupation. Free circulation between the two was prohibited.
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    • 15 June 1996
    • 15 June 2021
    • Death of Ella Fitzgerald

    • Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), was an American jazz singer known as "The First Lady of Jazz". With a range of three octaves, she has a remarkably pure voice, particularly in scat.
    • 16 June 1946
    • 16 June 2021
    • The Bayeux address

    • Two years after the Normandy landings, General de Gaulle pronounced a key speech in the first French town liberated by the Allies evoking the future French Constitution.
    • 16 June 1961
    • 16 June 2021
    • Rudolf Nureyev escapes from the KGB in Le Bourg

    • During a tour by the Kirov Ballet in Paris, Nureyev’s attitude upset the Soviet authorities. While the ballet was boarding the plane for London, Nureyev was ordered to return to Moscow. With the assistance of a friend, he threw himself onto two French policemen and asked for asylum.
    • 18 June 1961
    • 18 June 2021
    • OAS terrorist attack on the Strasbourg-Paris train

    • A bomb targeted the Strasbourg-Paris train near Vitry-le-François, causing it to derail and the death of 28 persons and 170 injured. The bombing was attributed to the OAS and would remain the most deadly attack on French soil until 13 November 2015.
    • 18 June 2021
    • Solidays Music Festival

    • Solidays is a music festival to fight AIDS organised by Solidarité Sida, which takes place at the Longchamps horse-racing course every year and unites more than 150 artists and up to 17,000 festival-goers for three days.
    • 20 June 1991
    • 20 June 2021
    • Berlin, capital of reunified Germany

    • Following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the reunification of Germany in 1990, the German partners decided to make Berlin the capital. The Reichstag Palace, burnt by the Nazis in 1933, was renovated to house the Bundestag, the German parliament, in 1999.
    • 20 June 2006
    • 20 June 2021
    • Quai Branly musuem is inaugurated

    • The Quai Branly Museum (or the Museum of African, Asian, American and Oceanic Arts), an ambitious project supported by Jacques Chirac and build by Jean Nouvel, is inaugurated on 20th June 2006.
    • 20 June 2021
    • Premier tour des élections régionales et départementales

    • Les élections régionales permettent d'élire au suffrage universel les conseils régionaux, assemblées délibérantes des régions élues pour 6 ans. Les élections départementales permettent d'élire les membres des conseils départementaux également pour 6 ans.
    • 21 June 1946
    • 21 June 2021
    • The first microgroove LP record appears in the USA

    • Columbia Records invented the microgroove LP in the United States. The first vinyl records were marketed two years later. Their acoustic and technical superiority over 78 rpm records ensured their commercial success.
    • 21 June 1981
    • 21 June 2021
    • The first Fête de la musique

    • The French Arts Minister Jack Lang invented the Fête de la Musique (music festival).
    • 22 June 2021
    • The "Printemps de Bourges" Music Festival

    • Music festival where the most famous artists join in with unknown up-and-coming musicians. Founded by Daniel Colling, Alain Meilland and Maurice Frot, it has taken place in April every year in Bourges since 1977.
    • 23 June 2016
    • 23 June 2021
    • Brexit

    • Brexit is short for “British exit”, and reflects the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU. In the referendum held on 23 June 2016, there was a majority of 51.9% for “Leave”. The UK is preparing to leave the European Union – and its departure may be completed by the end of 2020.
    • 23 June 2021
    • Jazz in Vienne

    • "Jazz à Vienne" is an internationally-renowned jazz festival founded in 1981. It lasts a fortnight every year and at the beginning of summer in the Isère department (near the Alps).
    • 24 January 2019
    • 24 June 2021
    • International Comic Strip Festival in Angoulême

    • The international comic strip festival in Angoulême is the main French-speaking comic strip festival and the biggest European comic strip festival. It has taken place every year in January since 1974.
    • 25 June 1991
    • 25 June 2021
    • Slovenia and Croatia secede

    • On 25 June 1991, Slovenia and Croatia declared independence, marking the breakup of the Federal Republic. The Yugoslavian army intervened. Although a cease-fire was rapidly signed with Slovenia, Croatia sank deeper into war.
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