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Bastille Day is celebrated on 14 July to commemorate the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a prison, in 1789. This event was was seen as a symbol of the uprising of the modern French nation during the French Revolution.
  • About.com: Bastille Day

    Collection of articles and resources providing information on the holiday.

  • Bastille Day

    Bastille Day and the French Revolution of 1789 summarised by a French Student. Discover the main facts, characters and symbols of this major event that changed France forever.

  • Bastille Day Los Angeles

    Provides information on the large Los Angeles Bastille Day celebration.

  • Bastille Day: French National Holiday

    Commemorates the storming of the Bastille, which took place on 14 July 1789.

  • Remains of the Bastille

    Find a description of this holiday and photos of what remains from the storm on the prison at Bastille.

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