14th JULY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

JULY 14th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1789 : French revolutionaries stormed Bastille | & more about history on this day in the video… Parisian revolutionaries and mutinous troops stormed and dismantled the Bastille on the 14th July 1789. Bastille was a royal fortress that symbolized the tyranny of the Bourbon monarchs. The dramatic action signalled the beginning of the French Revolution, a decade of political turmoil, terror, and the execution of King Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette, plus the killing of tens of thousands of people.

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