In france, bastille day is known as la fête nationale (the national celebration) and as le 14 juillet (the 14 th of july) bastille day celebrates the anniversary of the storming of the bastille in 1789, during the french revolution. At dawn on july 14, a great crowd armed with muskets, swords, and various makeshift weapons began to gather around the bastille launay's men were able to hold the mob back, but as more and more. The fall of the bastille (july 14, 1789) what follows is a paris newspaper account of the fall of the bastille first, the people tried to enter this fortress by the rue st---antoine, this fortress, which no one has ever penetrated against the wishes of this frightful despotism and where the monster still resided.
France celebrates bastille day on july 14 its like independence day, but france remembers the french revolution citizens rebelled against their king and queen by storming the bastille prison. The 2018 bastille day military parade was held in paris on july 14, 2018 the annual celebration commemorates the storming of the bastille on july 14, 1789 during the french revolution, as well as. The storming of the bastille the storming of the bastille was the famous day on july 14, 1789 where a huge mob of hungry enraged blood thirsty peasants came marching to the bastille for weapons and prisoners that were imprisoned by king louis xvi. The storming, and subsequent take over of the bastille, ushered the beginning of the french revolution no longer were the angry peasants defying local lords.
Hulton archive / getty images by emma ockerman july 13, 2016 the french national holiday of bastille day—celebrated each year on july 14, or le quatorze juillet—may spell fireworks and and a. July 14th is bastille day, the national holiday of france bastille day commemorates the storming of the bastille fortress and prison by ordinary citizens on july 14th, 1789, an event held by historians and french citizens to mark the birth of the french republic and the beginning of the french revo. One of the revolutionary days in paris and now a national holiday, the 14th of july (bastille day) is celebrated with a mixture of solemn military parades and easygoing dancing and fireworks the storming of the bastille on july 14, 1789 has been commemorated in france for more than a century.
Home france bastille day 2018 - july 14 bastille day 2018 - july 14 the storming of the bastille set in motion a chain of events that not only shaped the. Bastille day marks the storming of the bastille prison on july 14, 1789, by angry parisian crowds this seismic act demonstrated that ordinary people would no longer accept the absolute power of. It commemorates the storming of the bastille during the french revolution bastille day, the national day of france, is held annually on july 14 to commemorate the storming of the bastille.
July 14 is bastille day, france's national holiday it commemorates the storming of the bastille in 1789, the event widely considered the beginning of the french revolution the french celebrate bastille day with fireworks, military parades, dancing, live music, and food but while the bastille. Bastille day, the national day of france, is held annually on july 14 to commemorate the storming of the bastille fortress in 1789 subscribe now to get home delivery news. Download this stock image: the storming of the bastille on 14 july 1789, 1789 artist: cornu, jean-alexis (1755-1807) - dt8xeg from alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.
Known officially as la fête nationale, the day english-speaking people call bastille day and the french commonly call le quatorze juillet, celebrates the storming of the bastille on the 14th of july, 1789. Storming of the bastille july 14, 1789 3 narrator #2: suddenly, a column of about 300 reinforcements arrives‐ citizens and deserters from the gardes‐francaises. On july 14th from noon to 10 pm, piermont avenue will be closed to traffic for the village's annual bastille day celebration french flags will flap along the avenue where restaurants and shops will have outdoor tables.