Bastille Day Facts
Bastille Day, or the French National Day, is celebrated on July 14th every year in France. It is a day to celebrate and remember the beginning of the French Revolution, following the storming of the Bastille in Paris, which was a fortress and prison representing French Royalty in 1789. Following the Storming of the Bastille, Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI fled, leaving the Bastille to be pillaged and burned. The Bastille itself was built in approximately the year 1370 to help defend Paris in the 100 Years War.
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