Józef Czapski dies at Maisons-Laffitte. The Warsaw publisher Czytelnik starts bringing out the Archiwum Kultury (Kultura Archive) series with the collected correspondence between Jerzy Giedroyc and Witold Gombrowicz.
Poland and the Vatican sign the Concordat.
Bill Clinton becomes president of the United States. Václav Havel is elected president of the Czech Republic..