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List of years in Belgium
- 15 May – Club Brugge win the Belgian Pro League.
- 1 June – Marcel Smets becomes the 2nd Vlaams Bouwmeester succeeding Bob van Reeth.
- 6 July – The Flemish parliament approves a municipality decree, redefining the role and powers of local governments.
- 11 September – Belgium gets its first female rabbi: Floriane Chinsky accepts her appointment in the new synagogue of Forest.
- 28 September – Kenyan Samson Kosgei wins the Brussels Marathon in a time of 2:12.01.
- 11 October – The Verhofstadt II Government proposes the Generatiepact[definition needed] to parliament.
- 26 November – The third Junior Eurovision Song Contest is held in Hasselt
- Sabine Dardenne, I Choose to Live (London, Virago Press)
- 4 October – Prince Emmanuel of Belgium
- 13 December
- 24 March – René Derolez (born 1921), philologist
- 15 August – Adriaan Pattin (born 1914), historian of medieval philosophy
- "Albert II, king of Belgium". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 28 March 2019.