1932 – Born in Paris on the 6th of February.
1953 – Truffaut came to filmmaking only after an early career as one of the most outspoken film critics in France, writing for Bazin’s Cahiers du cinéma.
1957 – On the 29th of October, he married Madeleine Morgenstern at the city hall in Paris.
1959 – Truffaut was judged Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for his brilliant The 400 Blows.
1973 – Production of Day for Night won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
1965 – He and Morgenstern divorced.
1984 – Died on the 21st of October, buried in the Montmartre Cemetery in Paris.