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  • Vallauris, France
    Thursday Mar 2, 1961

    Pablo Picasso

    Second Marriage

    Vallauris, France
    Thursday Mar 2, 1961

    Jacqueline Roque (1927–1986) worked at the Madoura Pottery in Vallauris on the French Riviera, where Picasso made and painted ceramics. She became his lover, and then his second wife in 1961. The two were together for the remainder of Picasso's life.




  • France
    Thursday Jun 29, 1961

    Algerian War

    Fighting was "virtually finished"

    France
    Thursday Jun 29, 1961

    On 29 June 1961, De Gaulle announced on TV that fighting was "virtually finished" and afterwards there was no major fighting between the French Army and the FLN; during the summer of 1961 the OAS and the FLN engaged in a civil war, in which the greater number of the Muslims soon made a difference.




  • Paris, France
    Tuesday Oct 17, 1961

    Algerian War

    Massacre of Algerians

    Paris, France
    Tuesday Oct 17, 1961

    It was in the course of crushing one demonstration that a massacre of Algerians on 17 October 1961, which was ordered by Maurice Papon, took place.




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