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1944: Liberation of Paris. General Leclerc, commander of the 2nd Armored Division receives the surrender of the German forces defending the capital which has been occupied for four years.
1718: French colonists found the city of New Orleans at the mouth of the Mississippi. Named in honor of the regent, it will become the capital of the colony of Louisiana.
1270: The King of France Louis IX (Saint-Louis) died of dysentery in Tunis. His ultimate crusade (the 8th), which was to result in the conversion of the Emir of Tunis, turned into a fiasco.