History of Bastille Day: Its Role in the French Revolution

Each year on July 14, Bastille Day is celebrated to commemorate the Storming of the Bastille in Paris on this date in 1789, an important date in the French Revolution.

Also known as French National Day, it features feasting, fireworks, public dancing, and an address by the French President.

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Bill Petro

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