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    • 21 July 1954
    • 21 July 2024
    • The end of the war in Indonesia with the Geneva Agreements

    • The Geneva Agreements marked the end of the war of independence in Indochina, which, since 1946, opposed France and the Viêt Minh headed by Hô Chi Minh, following the fall of Ðiện Biên Phủ.
    • 22 July 2004
    • 22 July 2024
    • Death of Sacha Distel

    • Born into show business, singer and excellent guitar player, Sacha Distel grew up during the jazz years of the fifties.
    • 23 July 1974
    • 23 July 2024
    • The end of the Colonels' dictatorship in Greece

    • King Constantine II, who had been in exile during the Colonels' dictatorship, returned to Greece to found a government of "national union".
    • 23 July 1999
    • 23 July 2024
    • Death of King Hassan II of Morocco

    • King Hassan II of Morocco (1929-1999) reigned for 38 years from 1961 to 1999. Modernist but traditional, he was a clever policymaker trying to reconciliate the West and the East. To his son, Mohamed VI, he left a structured and united Morocco, but also a kingdom where social inequalities are still rife.
    • 23 July 2004
    • 23 July 2024
    • Death of Serge Réggiani

    • Serge Reggiani was an Italian-French actor, singer, songwriter and painter.
    • 26 July 2024
    • Opening of the Summer Olympics in Paris

    • The 33rd Summer Olympics will take place in Paris between 26 July and 11 August 2024.
    • 27 July 1949
    • 27 July 2024
    • France joins the Atlantic Pact

    • France becomes one of the 12 members of NATO. General Eisenhower is its Supreme Commander.
    • 31 July 1944
    • 31 July 2024
    • Death of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    • After an aerial photo assignment over the Alps, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's plane was shot down by a German Focke-Wulf 190 as he was returning to Borgo in Corsica.
    • 01 August 2014
    • 01 August 2024
    • The launch of the Barkhane operation in the Sahel

    • Operation Barkhane is a military operation launched in the Sahel and the Sahara by the French army fighting armed Jihad Salafist groups throughout the Sahel region (Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad).
    • 03 August 2004
    • 03 August 2024
    • The death of Henri Cartier Bresson.

    • Henri Cartier Bresson (1908-2004) was a photographer, who made his name in street photography. He was one of the co-founders of the Magnum Photos agency.
    • 04 August 2014
    • 04 August 2024
    • The law on equality between men and women

    • The law on real equality between men and women aimed to counter the inequalities between the sexes. Professional equality and the fight against violence against women are among its main clauses.
    • 08 August 2014
    • 08 August 2024
    • The outbreak of war against the Islamic state.

    • The international coalition in Syria and Iraq – 22 countries – intervened against the Islamic state and the Al-Nosra front in Iraq and Syria. The first hits against positions in the Islamic state started on 8 August 2014 in Iraq.
    • 08 August 2019
    • 08 August 2024
    • The death of Jean Pierre Mocky

    • Jean Pierre Mocky (1929-2019) was a French film director, scriptwriter, actor and producer.
    • 10 August 1949
    • 10 August 2024
    • First Council of Europe

    • The Council of Europe met for the first time in Strasbourg. This new institution was set up from the desire of ten European states to join forces to defend values such as the rights of man and democracy.
    • 11 August 1999
    • 11 August 2024
    • The last total solar eclipse of the 20th century

    • Although relatively short-lived, this total eclipse – clearly visible from north-eastern France – was probably observed by more people than any other.
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