Ina MEDIAPRO calendar

See what will be in the news tomorrow ! Find all the highlights of the year in our selected events.
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  • 2019
    • Triumph of the Velvet Revolution in Prague

    • 24 November 1989
    • 24 November 2019
    • The Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia was marked by a series of peaceful demonstrations. It precipitated the fall of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, which was in power until the government resigned on 24 November.
    • The AIDS epidemic broke out in the very early 20th Century in DR Congo, and today more than 36 million people in the world are affected by AIDS. In 2016, 6,003 in France people found out they were HIV positive. 44% of these people are gay or bisexual men.
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    • World AIDS day
    • 01 December 2019
    • Death of Auguste Renoir

    • 03 December 1919
    • 03 December 2019
    • Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was a French artist, and a major figure in the Impressionist movement. He painted more than four thousand pictures, including "Le Bal du moulin de la Galette", one of the most famous, in 1876.
    • Sonia Delaunay was a French painter and designer. With her husband, the artist Robert Delaunay, she tirelessly explored the possibilities of colour. Her works took many forms, and she was also active in the applied arts, for example in the design of objects, Haute Couture and fabric design. She was one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.
    • Death of Sonia Delaunay
    • 05 December 1979
    • 05 December 2019
    • Jean-Paul Sartre declines the Nobel Prize for Literature

    • 10 December 1964
    • 10 December 2019
    • Jean-Paul Sartre declined the Nobel Prize for Literature awarded by the Swedish Academy. This was the first time a prizewinner had declined the prize.
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    • The "Erika", a oil tanker chartered by Total, the French oil company, floundered off the coast of Brittany on 12 Dec 1999. It was transporting 30,884 tonnes of heavy fuel, of which 18,000 leaked into the sea. It polluted over 400 km of coastline from Finistère to Charente Maritime.
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    • The "Erika" shipwreck
    • 12 December 1999
    • 12 December 2019
    • Revolution in Romania

    • 22 December 1989
    • 22 December 2019
    • Revolution broke out in Romania on 22 December 1989, and the Ceausescu couple were arrested while fleeing, and executed.
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    • The French artist Pierre Soulages was born in Rodez in southwest France. He is best known for his use of black, a colour and a non-colour, making light and reflections play on it. With the stained glass windows in Conques, he chose to take a new look at art on glass to enhance the Romanesque architecture.
    • Pierre Soulages celebrates his 100th birthday
    • 24 December 2019
    • First flight of Ariane

    • 24 December 1979
    • 24 December 2019
    • The first flight of the European satellite launcher Ariane 1 from the Guyana Space Centre in Kourou
    • Lothar is the name given to the storm that devastated the forests of France, Switzerland, Germany and Denmark on 26th Dec 1999, causing unpercedented damage with winds reaching speeds of up to 259 km/h.
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    • The Perfect Storm in France
    • 26 December 1999
    • 26 December 2019
  • 2020
    • The Paris attacks of January 2015

    • 07 January 2015
    • 07 January 2020
    • Paris was hit by a number of terrorist attacks targeting the weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo, the police, and shoppers at a kosher supermarket. 17 victims, 3 terrorists killed.
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    • On 12 January 2010, an earthquake of a magnitude higher than 7 on the Richter scale hit the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince along with its surroundings. The scale of human losses and material destruction led to a significant mobilisation by the international community.
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    • Haiti earthquake
    • 12 January 2010
    • 12 January 2020
    • Kyoto Agreement

    • 16 February 2005
    • 16 February 2020
    • The Kyoto Agreement takes effect on 16th Feb 2005. It allows the application of this international agreement to fight global climate change.
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    • Vladimir Putin was born on 7 October 1952, and has been elected four times as the President of the Russian Federation. As an ex-KGB officer, he became a close advisor to Boris Yeltsin, who handed over the reins of government to him in 1998. He was re-elected in March 2018 with 76% of the vote.
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    • Vladimir Putin at the head of Russia
    • 26 March 2000
    • 26 March 2020
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    • 20 July 1969
    • 20 July 2020
    • Eddy Merckx wins his first Tour de France

    • With his first place in the final stage, Eddy Merckx won his first Tour de France. The great Belgian champion went on to win the Tour again in 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1974.