Bastille Day Commemorates the French Revolution

Bastille Day commemorates when an angry Parisian mob stormed the Bastille and later captured by authorities on July 14, 1789, which was a pivotal point of the French Revolution. Bastille is an ancient fort used as a prison by the Bourbons. Bastille Day was made a formal holiday on July 14, 1880.

      July 14th 1789, 1880

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