[WORLDKINGS] On this day - August 17, 2023 – The 115th anniversary of Fantasmagorie – The world's first fully animated film shown in Paris (1908)
(Worldkings.org) "Fantasmagorie" is a pioneering animated film created by Émile Cohl. It is considered one of the earliest examples of traditional hand-drawn animation and was released on August 17, 1908.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - July 29, 2023 - The 187th anniversary of he Arc de Triomphe inaugurated in Paris, France (1836)
(Worldkings.org) The Arc de Triomphe is a famous monument in Paris, France. It is located at the western end of the Champs-Élysées, one of the most famous avenues in the world.
[Worldkings] Top innovation events in the world (P. 146) Swedish company Destinus unveils hydrogen-powered supersonic plane at the Paris Air Show
(Worldkings.org) Swedish-based startup Destinus unveiled a hydrogen-powered supersonic plane at the Paris Air Show. Its supersonic flight operations are expected to begin next year.
[Worldkings] Top 100 innovation events in the world (P. 81) Giant Jacquemus Le Bambino bag-shaped "buses" traveling on the streets of Paris have gone viral on social networks (France)
(Worldkings.org) The fashion crowd are going wild over Jacquemus' new marketing stunt which saw giant car-like bags flying through the streets of Paris.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - March 31, 2023 - The 134th anniversary of the inauguration of Eiffel Tower, the iconic structure of France (1889)
(Worldkings.org) Inaugurated on March 31, 1889, the Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of the "city of light" and one of the most famous architectural works in the world.
[Worldkings] Top 100 innovation events in the world (P. 53) For the first time, robots accompany models on a runway in Paris (France)
(Worldkings.org) In Paris, fashion designer Coperni partnered with Boston Dynamics for the first ever fashion show in which robot dogs were the stars.
(WorldKings.org) Buenos Aires is a pulsating, passionate, cosmopolitan city. The combination of rich architectural and cultural heritage, modern creative energy, electric nightlife, unique traditions, a vibrant arts scene, extensive parks, and warm, friendly hosts makes it one of the world’s most exciting capitals.
[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Milestones marking the outstanding development in 60 years of operation of the global luxury goods group, Kering Group (1963)
(Worldkings.org) Kering is a global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods and Jewelry: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, DoDo, Qeelin, as well as Kering Eyewear.
[WORLDKINGS] - Top 20 world's largest fairs of all time (P.2) France: Exposition Universelle - Paris, 1900
(WorldKings.org) The 20th century had a memorable start in France, when the nation’s capital hosted the 1900 world fair known as the Exposition Universelle. With visitors exceeding 48 million, the Exposition Universelle is the largest exposition ever to be held in Europe and third largest of the 20th century overall.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 most renowned universities in the world (P. 52) Polytechnic Institute of Paris (France): A leading educational and research institution in France
(Worldkings.org) The Polytechnic Institute of Paris is a world-class institute of science and technology with cutting-edge research. Building on the strength of expertise over two centuries of its five founding institutions, the Polytechnic Institute of Paris has established itself as a leading educational and research institution in France and internationally.