1922 – Born on the 13th of January.
1940 – Lamorisse began making short films.
1950 – He is also known for creating the popular strategy board game Risk.
1952 – Directed movies "Crin Blanc".
1955 – "Le Ballon Rouge".
1956 – He was a French filmmaker best known for The Red Balloon, a short which earned him the grand prize at the Cannes film festival and an Oscar.
1970 – Died on the 2nd of June in a helicopter crash while filming The Lovers’ Wind, a helicopter-tour of Iran.
1978 – The film was edited from his production notes.