“PARIS RIOTS 1968 …” by Bill Strain is licensed under CC BY 2.0
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06 May 1968
Students and police clash in Paris’s Latin Quarter, resulting in hundreds of injuries. Millions of French workers strike in solidarity with the students, eventually driving President Charles de Gaulle to dissolve the National Assembly, call for immediate elections, and threaten military intervention.