1899: Beginning of second trial of Alfred Dreyfus. This trial will once again unleash passions in France and strengthen the growing nationalist and anti-Semitic current.
1943: Creation in Algiers of French National Liberation Committee (CFLN). Co-chaired by General De Gaulle and General Giraud, its vocation is to lead Free France alongside the allies.
1989: In Beijing, the so-called square movement Tiananmen is crushed at night by the Chinese army.