Bastille Day: July 14th
July 14th is Bastille Day.
It’s an anniversary that celebrates the formation of the French Republic in Paris, France.
This commemorates the French Revolution took place in the second half of the 18th century.
The trigger was the “Storming of the Bastille” that took place on this day in 1789, and the “Festival of the Federation” held to commemorate its first anniversary.
On this day, events such as fireworks are held in various parts of the country.
In the morning, a large military parade takes place on Champs Elysées in Paris, with the President also present.