50 years of tourism in Paris

Events

Summer Olympics

1900

Second time held in France

Gare de Lyon train station opens

1901

The first eletric trainline

1901

First taxis put into use

1904

First bus line begins service

1906

First airoplane flight in Paris

October 23, 1906

First World War

1914 - 1918

First commercial air service between Paris and London

1919

Air france founded

1933

French Monuments Muesum opens

1937

The Second World War

1939 - 1945

Colonists return Population rise

1962

Rise to 1.2 Million

Highway opens along the Seine

1967

Express train through Paris is introduced

1970

Opening of the Museum of Cinema

1972

paris major ringroad is completed

1973

better transport systems through the city

Terror attacks begin

1980

Louvre pyramids, the Grande Arche at La Défense, and the Opéra Bastille are inaugurated.

1989

Disneyland Paris opens

1992

One of the most luxurious theme parks in the world.

Public sector strikes

1995

major affects towards the economy

Bibliothèque National de France opens

1996

National documentary collection

France hosts & wins the soccer World Cup

1998

held in a newly build stadium

France considered top destination for traveling

1999

France enters second recession

2013

economy shrinks by 0.2% in first quarter.

Charlie Hebdo shooting

2015

17 people are killed

nationwide demonstartion against terrorism

January 10, 2015

3.7 Million people stand against terrorism for freedom of speech

ISIS suicide bombing attacks

November 13, 2015

bombers attack different locations in Paris including a soccer stadium, a concert, and several restaurants; leaving more than 120 dead.

2016 Nice attack

2016

Truck deliberately driven into crowds of people leaving 86 dead and hundreds injured.